Two more iNaturalist training opportunities before the main event! April 19 and 25!

Our wonderful friends at the NYC Ecoflora Project have organized a final Mini Nature Challenge (in Brooklyn) AND an iNaturalist workshop (at NYBG) to help get everyone ready for the City Nature Challenge. Here are the details.

Mini Nature Challenge, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Host: Brooklyn Bridge Park and NYBG
Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park
Description: All are welcome. Join the NYC EcoFlora project and Brooklyn Bridge Park for a morning of nature study and observation. Meet other naturalists, share tips and tricks, and learn about the landscape history, plants, animals and fungi of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Wear suitable outdoor clothing (rain or shine). And please bring a fully charged cell phone or camera.
RSVP: Free event, no RSVP necessary.
Meet at the court on Pier 6 (Fornino at Pier 6).

iNaturalist Workshop
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 2:00pm
Host: NYBG
Location: LuEsther T. Mertz Library Reading Room, NYBG
Description: In preparation for the 2018 City Nature Challenge, learn to use the popular website and app iNaturalist so that you can make observation in the five boroughs and help NYC be number one! (Or just learn about iNaturalist because it's a cool website that so many people are already using.) Limited laptops will be available. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices (cell phone or laptops) to participate in the workshop.
RSVP: Free event, no RSVP necessary.
Meet at the NYBG Library.

Posted by klodonnell klodonnell, April 17, 2018 15:20


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