Counting Species Through Citizen Science

6 Events 77 participants

Locations: Fresh water stream, pine forest, open grassland, and a home backyard

1214 observations and 420 species

We were able to document a few Introduced, near threatened, and endemic species

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BioBlitz is an innovative program to connect people with nature around them, and also to develop a community of nature enthusiasts.

Shivam, a 15-year-old student participated in the BioBlitz event. In this video, he is sharing his experiences about the event.

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With the help of the National Geographic Society and naturalist team, we conducted a BioBlitz event in our state, Himachal Pradesh, India for the first time between September 4th to September 30th, 2020. This video explains our experience of documenting the biodiversity from 4000 feet to 9000 feet. We were able to document 143 observations during this trek.

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One of the world’s most popular nature apps, iNaturalist helps you identify the plants and animals around you. Get connected with a community of over a million scientists and naturalists who can help you learn more about nature!

What’s more, by recording and sharing your observations, you’ll create research quality data for scientists working to better understand and protect nature. iNaturalist is a joint initiative by the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society.