Calling all budding naturalists! In 2021, the City Nature Challenge (CNC) will embrace the healing power of nature and celebrate tens of thousands of people all around the world, searching for and documenting their local biodiversity, from April 30 to May 3. When you submit photos of wildlife through the iNaturalist app, you contribute to important ecological studies that help scientist better understand our local plants and animals.
It's easy and free to participate:
Become a Community Scientist this Earth Day: Join the City Nature Challenge!
Jackie Raiford, Montgomery Parks Naturalist, will share how easy it is to participate, including how to use the iNaturalist app to submit your observations. Anyone can participate – even from your own backyard – and YOU can become a community scientist! Please have your smart phone with the free iNaturalist app pre-downloaded. Tuesday, April 20, 6:00 p.m. Register.
Burke Centre Library pollinator garden iNaturalist project
Learn how you can be a part of the Burke Centre Library pollinator garden iNaturalist project. Presented by Ana Ka'ahanui, VA Master Naturalist and Co-Founder of Capital Nature on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Register.