Bio Blitz 2020

We Need YOU

The National Geographic BioBlitz is an opportunity for citizen scientists like YOU to observe, document, and submit images of plants and animals from anywhere in the world- including your own back yard. All you need to participate is a smartphone or digital camera!


How to Participate

Step 1: Download the iNaturalist app on your phone iPhone  or Android  smartphone


Visit the iNaturalist website to get started without an app download

Step 2: Create an iNaturalist profile either through the app or the website

Step 3: Join the Clean Memphis BioBlitz 2020 Project

Step 4: Make a plan for where and when to participate! The event kicks off on Friday, November 6 and runs through Sunday, November 8.


Why a BioBlitz?

Biodiversity (or the variety of plants and animals in a certain place) is a key indicator of the health of our ecosystem. The data that you and others who participate in the Memphis BioBlitz will be used to help with science and conservation. Learn more here.


Details for the Clean Memphis BioBlitz 2020


Dates: Friday, November 6 through Sunday, November 8

Locations: You can join in with one of our participating organizations

Big Green 

Friends of Gaisman Park 

Memphis River Parks 

Overton Park 

Shelby Farms Park

Wolf River Greenway 


Participate in your neighborhood park or your own back yard!

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