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BioBlitz

BioBlitz

Next BioBlitz: 2019, Date to be determined

All ages

A BioBlitz is an ecological race to catalog as many living things as possible! Connect with the scientific process, regional experts and contribute to the understanding of the Cumming Nature Center landscape. Scientists, naturalists, teachers, and the public participate in this immersive citizen science activity by identifying, collecting, and geo-locating found species of plants and animals found on the 900 acre Cumming Nature Center preserve.  

Pack a picnic and plan to stick around for the day. There are picnic tables available and ample space in the nature center yard for blankets. 

Join in the citizen scientist fun of BioBlitz as you:

  • Embark on a hike with an expert guide to learn how field data is collected
  • Record what living things you find on data sheets or mobile apps
  • Engage with experts to identify the species you find
  • And more!

 

2018 BioBlitz Observations

On Saturday, June 14, 2018, our visitors and volunteers helped to identify a total of 417 species! Explore the diversity of flora and fauna they found in the list below.  

 

Thank you to our event partners!

 

Hobart and William Smith min

Finger Lakes Institute logoFinger Lakes PRISM logoInvasive Species Advisory Committee logo


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