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BioBlitz 2019

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A day of free nature and wildlife programs at Indian River Park. Join expert guides on a variety of hikes to explore the park and document as much of the plant and animal life present. Also called a "BioBlitz," these citizen-science events are fun and informative for the whole family. Join one or more of the scheduled nature walks. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Please RSVP at http://www.friendsofindianriver.org/ Want to participate at your own pace, just RSVP above and report your observations to: 

1. Birds at www.ebird.org (check your app store)
2. All other observations at www.iNaturalist.org (check your app store)

For questions and sign up by phone, call 757-382-6411. Or send an e-mail to info@friendsofindianriver.org.

Indian River Park
2001 Rokeby Avenue
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Time Event: 

All Day
Meet Your Park Rangers, Information Tables from Parks, Recreation & Tourism, and more

8:00am
Birding Hike with Tony Wood, Cape Henry Audubon

9:30am
Amphibians & Reptiles Hike with Dean Bohon and Mark Crofford, PR&T Vol.Naturalists

11:00am
Insects & Butterflies Hike with Dr. Deborah Waller and Jessie Beard, ODU

1:00pm
Tree Hike with Byron Carmean Virginia Big Trees

2:30pm
Wildflower & Plants Hike with Jim Hartle, Tidewater Master Naturalists

All ages are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Walking required, trails have uneven surfaces and minor elevation changes. Strollers are not recommended.

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