1 Buchanan St
US, Albany, 1 Buchanan Street, 94710
Join us for a super fun and FREE half-day citizen science Nature Nerd bioblitz at the Albany Bulb in Albany, CA. Get ready to enjoy being a community scientist by observing and photo-documenting what's living at this super cool and wild former landfill. (Here's where you can investigate some of the species we've already seen there - we added almost 100 new species during the last bioblitz in April 2019.)
A bioblitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time. This event is the first bioblitz ever held at Point Molate, a stunning, largely unknown stretch of the east bay shoreline. We'd like to begin to establish a baseline for what is living in this wild and woolly area near the Chevron refinery.
Bring your smartphone or another camera, sunblock, water to stay hydrated, snacks, your kids, and prepare for maximum wonderment.
We'll be uploading photos to iNaturalist.org. Feel free to familiarize yourself beforehand. We will also do a short orientation to iNat in the first 15 minutes at 9am. Our observations will be added to the iNaturalist project, The Albany Bulb.
Learn more about this project on Wholly H2O's project page for The WaterHood. While this is a free event, we gladly accept donations to cover the costs of this year-long project. You can join our mailing list to stay apprised of future bioblitzes.