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Tribute to BJ Stacey, iNaturalist user 'Finatic'

Nature has lost a great ally. BJ Stacey (iNaturalist user: Finatic) passed away on Feb. 24th after a long battle with cancer. BJ was a prolific contributor to the SLIME project and documented 39 species of native, rare, and introduced taxa. He made an astonishing 105,027 iNaturalist observations and nearly as many identifications. BJ was a tremendously knowledgeable field biologist and a kind and generous colleague. His documentation of biodiversity will enable a better understanding of Southern California biota for many decades to come. BJ will be fondly remembered and profoundly missed.

Posted on February 25, 2022 19:57 by jannvendetti jannvendetti | 4 comments | Leave a comment
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Snails and slugs Living in Metropolitan Environments (SLIME) is a community science project that aims to catalogue the biodiversity of terrestrial gastropods (land snails and slugs) in Southern California. The Natural History Museum’s collection of land snails includes thousands of specimens from locations throughout the Southern California region and spans the last 100 years. However, not ...more ↓

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