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2016 National Parks BioBlitz - Saguaro Schoolyard BioBlitz

The 2016 BioBlitz at Saguaro National Park will encompass the greater Tucson area and engage hundreds of students in schoolyard BioBlitz events throughout the 2016 year. Events include: night Blitz of rare flowering cactus, training for teachers and students, possible backpacking trip in the park, and presentation of data at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Partners include: Uni. of AZ Women in Science and Engineering program, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and Friends of Saguaro National Park.

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Geographic Scope: Saguaro National Park

Project Status: Complete - not recruiting volunteers

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

Start Date: 2016-01-01

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Fields of Science: Biology, Education, Nature and outdoors

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