to document the stunning biological diversity of the borderlands
Be a part of this border-long, one-day event documenting the stunning biological diversity of our borderlands on Saturday, March 3rd. There are teams on both sides of the U.S.- Mexico border from Tijuana to Texas. All you need is a love for the outdoors and a smartphone to contribute and join us.
To join the San Diego team, click HERE!
For general information on the Border BioBlitz visit the N-Gen Sonoran Desert Researchers' website.
When and Where:
We will meet at the Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center in Imperial Beach at 8:00 am for an on-site training and orientation and will mobilize smaller groups form there. You MUST attend the orientation and sign a liability waiver to participate. All ages welcome! Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
What to bring:
CLOSED-TOE SHOES/BOOTS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS PROJECT. Pants and long-sleeved shirts are highly recommended. Be sure to bring your smartphone, enough water, lunch and sun protection. It is very important that all participants have the iNaturalist app downloaded to their smart phone and that it has enough battery for taking photographs the whole day, or you can carry an extra storage device. You can join the Border Blitz iNaturalist project once you have downloaded the app: http://inaturalist.org/projects/border-bioblitz.
Questions and Media Contact?
Sula Vanderplank at email@example.com OR Bianca Bonilla at firstname.lastname@example.org