Warren County Summer BioBlitz 2021
This program is managed and coordinated by the Warren County Park District.
About Warren County Park District Nature Programs
- Join this fun citizen science partnership from Warren County Park District, the City of Lebanon, and Deerfield Township.
- Adults and children can participate in this activity to identify plants and animals in any Warren County location.
- The goal is to get outdoors and get to know nature!
- By sharing your observations, you will create research-quality data for professional ecologists and help us learn what is living in the area.
- For weekly suggestions of different local parks to explore follow Facebook.com/WarrenCountyNature.
- We can’t wait to see what you discover and share with our project!
Step #1 Download the iNaturalist app
- Download the free, easy-to-use iNaturalist app or go to www.iNaturalist.org.
- After you create your iNaturalist account, search for project “Warren County Summer BioBlitz 2021” and click “Join”.
- If you have questions about how to use the app, go here: www.inaturalist.org/pages/help
Step #2: Become an "Observer" & Upload your Photos
- Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, go outside with your smartphone or camera and become an “Observer.”
- Look for any and all natural life and snap photos (“observations”) to upload into our project.
- According to the Department of Natural Resources, Ohio has about 56 species of mammals, 200 species of breeding birds, 84 species and subspecies of amphibians and reptiles, 170 species of fish, 100 species of mollusks, hundreds and hundreds of plants and fungi, along with thousands of species of insects and other invertebrates.
Contact Naturalist Shannon at MotherNaturesClassroom@gmail.com
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