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2016 National Parks BioBlitz - Channel Islands

Join National Geographic and the National Park Service at the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center for the National Parks BioBlitz and Biodiversity Festival, May 20-21, 2016. Be a part of this nationwide celebration of the National Park Service’s Centennial, Kids to Park Day, and biodiversity in your national parks. Get involved! Join teams of scientists, students, teachers, families, and other volunteers as they take a live dive in a kelp forest and document plants and animals along the coast. Experience the Biodiversity Festival at Channel Islands National Park. Enjoy hands-on science exhibits, art, and family-friendly activities.

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

Geographic Scope: Channel Islands 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: 2016-05-16

Project Contact: lauren_boross@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,