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Berkshire Bioblitz 2018

12 Aug

looking at frog fia

Join us at the 2018 Berkshire Bioblitz will be hosted by Williams College and held in Hopkins Memorial Forest in Williamstown on Saturday through Sunday September 15-16 from 12 noon on Saturday to 12 noon on Sunday.

What is a Bioblitz? The Bioblitz is an opportunity for biologists, naturalists and environmentalists to work in collaboration with the general public to gather in a given area and in a 24-hour period to complete a formal survey of all living species and see first-hand the importance of a healthy, active ecosystem in their own community.

 

Dr. Augie’s will be there with a water presentation and water filtration activity. Learn where your water comes from and where it goes, and who and what depends on WHAT YOU FLUSH down your drain.

Saturday events include:

8AM : Bird Walk
10AM : Aquatic Biodiversity Presentation
Noon : Big Welcome and Kickoff
1PM : Pollinator Talk with Joan Edwards
2PM : Family Track & Sign with Elia Del Molino
3PM : Mushroom Talk with John Wheeler
4PM : Big Trees with Bob Leverett
8PM : Owl Prowl with Rene Wendell
8PM : Moth Light Show with Jason Crockwell & Mark Mello

Sunday events include:

8AM : Birding with the Hoffmann Bird Club
8AM : Bird Banding with Dan Schustack
10AM : Trail Camera Footage Review – who’s out there??

We encourage everyone to take advantage of this unique FREE annual event. It will expand your mind.

Directions

hopkins forest map
This year’s event co-sponsored by Dr. Augie’s Science Education Programs and Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT).

Berkshire Bioblitz poster

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