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2018 BioBlitz & BBQ
July 27, 2018 - July 28, 2018Free
The CHARLIE W. PAINTER BIOBLITZ & BBQ is an annual event to honor the life and work of Charlie and as a fundraiser to support research through the CHARLES W. PAINTER GRANT in HERPETOLOGY
Where?: The Chiricahua Desert Museum, NM 80 & Portal Road; Rodeo, NM 88056
When?: July 27-28, 2018
A BioBlitz is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. Teams of volunteer scientists, naturalists, families, students, teachers, and other community members work together to find and identify as many species of plants, animals, microbes, fungi, and other organisms as possible during an intensive field study over a continuous time period (e.g., usually 24 hours). There is a public component to many BioBlitzes, with the goal of getting the public interested in biodiversity. To encourage more public participation, these BioBlitzes are often held in urban parks or nature reserves close to cities.
Register here >> https://www.cwpbioblitz.com/register