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We did some amazing work in NYC! In just five days, we added 3792 new observations to our city's total, which was about a 28% increase over what had been added to NYC for the previous SEVEN YEARS. We had an almost ten-fold increase in the number of people using iNaturalist compared to the same five days as last year (third highest increase for the 16 cities) and a sixty-fold increase in the number of observations made for the same time.

New users and seasoned pros came together to enrich the list of NYC iNaturalist species. Together we added 163 new species to our list! Here's a little video I made of all the observations accumulating: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5INQByQlHE

I want to give a special shout out to our top observers for unique taxa (taxa that no one else in the region found during the CNC). Here's the list:
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Posted on May 13, 2017 02:29 AM by klodonnell klodonnell | 2 comments | Leave a comment
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Start spreading the news! New York City needs YOU to help find all of the creatures that call our city home. In both the paved and green spaces of our city, many species survive and thrive. Will you join us in this citizen science quest to catalog our city's great biodiversity?

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klodonnell created this project on February 24, 2017
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