Be part of a new citizen science movement, and contribute to the Portland-Vancouver region’s species inventory! For more information about bio-blitzes, check out these links: http://www.nature.nps.gov/biology/biodiversity/bioblitz.cfm and ...more ↓
Be part of a new citizen science movement, and contribute to the Portland-Vancouver region’s species inventory! For more information about bio-blitzes, check out these links: http://www.nature.nps.gov/biology/biodiversity/bioblitz.cfm and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hV_tvnbWJ8
Look for raffle prize giveaways of REI backpacks!
Join a team, stay as long as you prefer.
Vancouver Lake Regional Park
6801 N.W. Lower River Road, Vancouver
Saturday September 26th, 7am-2pm (time shifts of various species ID given at registration)
About the Event:
The Vancouver Lake Eco-Blitz is part of a region wide, on-going Eco-Blitz Series to find and collect data on the Portland-Vancouver metro area’s wildlife. This event is free and open to all ages. No experience is necessary and introduction to using the iNaturalist app will be provided. More information about how to register, the species data, and the Eco-Blitz Series in general can be found at http://www.theintertwine.org/blitz
Pre-registration preferred, but not required. (use link at the right)
What to Bring:
• Please bring a water bottle
• Sunscreen, bug repellent and a hat
• Good walking shoes
• A smart phone (if you have one) If not, cameras will be useful (but not required).
• Water and washrooms will be available at the parking area
• Dress for the weather
Event Hosted By: City of Vancouver, Clark County, Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership
Project Coordinated By: The National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
A collaborative effort among the following organizations with ongoing events: Cascade Education Corps, City of Portland, Clean Water Services, Get To Know, iNaturalist, Jackson Bottom Wetlands, Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Oregon Metro, Oregon SOLVE, The Intertwine Alliance, The Wetlands Conservancy, Tualatin Hills Parks & Recreation District, YMCA less ↑