Get ready for an incredible citizen science adventure at the Great Southern Bioblitz (GSB)! 🌍🔬 Scientists and the community are teaming up to survey and document as many species as possible within 96 hours, right in your local area.
📅 Mark your calendars: November 24th - 27th, 2023 🕛 From 12:00am on Day 1 to 11:59pm on Day 4
🔍 What's the GSB all about? It's your chance to explore, learn, and contribute! No expertise needed – just your curiosity and enthusiasm. This event is perfect for families, kids, and solo adventurers seeking to connect with nature.
📱 How to participate?
Grab the free iNaturalist app or visit their website: https://www.inaturalist.org/
📸 Capture living things with your camera or smartphone during the event.
📤 Upload your photos to iNaturalist. The app does the rest!
📷 Photography tips:
🌱 Snap plants, animals, insects, birds, fungi – anything living!
🐚 Even evidence of life like shells, tracks, and feathers counts.
📍 Where to explore? The magic is everywhere! Your backyard, seashores, parks, trails, and more. Check our page for the Overstrand boundaries.
🤔 How many photos? It's up to you! Capture a few during your weekend stroll or dedicate a day to discovery. Every photo contributes!
🦉 What's a Bioblitz? Think of it as a biodiversity extravaganza! Discover and identify as many species as possible in a short span. Let's showcase our region's diversity and compete with other zones – every photo is a step towards victory!
Let's make this year's Great Southern Bioblitz a roaring success!
🌼🦉 Can't wait to see you there!