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2016 National Parks BioBlitz - Shenandoah: Mycological Foray

This event is being run by the North American Mycological Association with support for the the Mycological Association of Washington. This event will be based in Front Royal, VA outside the Park. Buses will transport participants into the park to collect along trails in the northern district. The foray aims to observe and/or collect and identify as many species of fungi (including lichens) as possible within the northern district of Shenandoah National Park.

Project URL: http://www.nature.nps.gov/biology/biodiversity/bioblitz2016.cfm

Geographic Scope: Shenandoah National Park

Status: Complete

Recruiting Volunteers: Yes, this project is recruiting

Participation Tasks: Classification or tagging, Data analysis, Data entry, Finding entities, Identification, Learning, Observation, Site selection and/or description, Specimen/sample collection,

Start Date: 2016-09-08

Project Contact: Wendy_Cass@nps.gov

Federal Government Sponsor:

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Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: National Geographic Society

Project Topic: Biology, Education, Nature and outdoors,

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development, Civic and community, Individual learning, Conservation,