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UW Botanic Gardens BioBlitz 2013
Washington Park Arboretum

CALLING ALL CITIZEN SCIENTISTS!  The UW Botanic Gardens invites you to participate in BIOBLITZ 2013  at the Washington Park Arboretum.  Your participation will provide you with hands-on field science experience, as well as help us manage our site in the most ecologically sound manner possible. 

When:  May 10th & 11th, 2013

Where:  Washington Park Arboretum

Cost:  Free and open to the public.  Advanced registration is requested. 

About the event: 

A bioblitz is a citizen-science endeavor that attempts to take a snap shot of the biodiversity in a given area – in this case, the Arboretum

This will be our third attempt to catalogue all the various living organisms residing in our urban oasis at the Arboretum and we need your help.  “Taxa teams” will work in 2.5 hour shifts to seek out and document organisms belonging to one of the following taxa groups:  plants; birds; bats; fungi; mammals; reptiles & amphibians; insects & arachnids. 

RSVP to sign up and volunteer on a taxa team to assist during one or more of 5 shifts between 4pm Friday, May 10th and 4pm Saturday, May 11th.  All volunteers are eligible to attend our dinner-time lecture free of charge on Friday evening  from 6:30pm – 8pm  to be given by renowned wildlife photographer, Paul Bannick.  

*Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.   

Parking:  Parking is available on a first come, first serve basis at the Graham Visitors Center.  Additional parking is available a short distance from the Visitor Center in the gravel lots down the hill. 

Address:  Washington Park Arboretum Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Seattle, WA 98112

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Address:
2300 Arboretum Drive E
Seattle, WA 98112
United States

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