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Calling All Citizen Scientists: Centennial BioBlitz at Pinnacles National Monument

Citizen scientists needed to help National Park Service on a quest to discover living organisms

Volunteers of all ages invited to join park rangers and scientists in a national BioBlitz

Paicines – Pinnacles National Park will be hosting a Centennial BioBlitz - a treasure hunt to discover living organisms – May 21, 2016.

Park rangers and scientists will lead volunteers of all ages and backgrounds as citizen scientists for a day, developing a “snaphshot” of biological information in the park by counting and identifying plant and animal species using the iNaturalist app, cameras and field guides. Join us for biodiversity hikes, self-guided expeditions, a festival with hands on science activities and an evening moth survey.

WHO:

  • Local residents, scientists, scouts, youth and naturalists

WHAT:

  • Centennial BioBlitz

WHERE:

  • Pinnacles National Park
  • Eastside Visitors Center
  • 2400 Pinnacles Hwy
  • Paicines, CA 95043

WHEN:

  • Saturday May 21 from 8:30- 4:30 pm and 8:30 pm- 10 pm

This BioBlitz is part of a nationwide effort coordinated by the National Park Service to celebrate the centennial and events are happening all along the west coast and out into the pacific islands! From Canada to Mexico, from the Sierra to American Samoa, there is a BioBlitz happening in a park close by. This is a great opportunity to get up close and personal with nature, possibly discover something new, and find your inner ranger for a day. For more information visit: FindYourPark.com

For event information phone or email Jan Lemons, 831-389-4486 X237


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