Get out and observe anytime between April 14 and 18 to contribute to the Boston City Nature Challenge!
Here are some places you can make observations:
- Your backyard or local park: Yes! Information about the biodiversity right around your home is super useful
- Special places: A number of organizations would value observers come and record biodiversity at their locations. Here is a list of locations who would value your participation. See calendar below for organized events.
- Anywhere within the designated region. Any and all biodiversity observations are helpful – so don’t hesitate, record and share!
Special Places for the Boston City Nature Challenge
Locations who are encouraging bioblitzers
Here are some places who are especially excited about having bioblitzers come to document the biodviersity found there:
- City of Boston’s Urban Wilds Initiative – a collection of 30 special natural places in the city – find one near you
- Emerald Necklace, Boston Six parks stretching from Back Bay to Dorchester
- Great Meadows National Wildlife Sanctuary, Sudbury, Concord, https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Great_Meadows/map.html#
- Walden Pond State Reservation, Lincoln, Concord
- Cedar Pond Wildlife Sanctuary, Wenham
- NPS Salem Maritime – the rangers will support any member of the public who wants to participate in the CNC.
- World’s End, Hingham
- Wompatuck State Park, Hingham
- Pond Meadow Park, Braintree
- Ames Nowell State Park, Abington
- Myles Standish State Forest, Carver
- Burrage Pond Wildlife Management Area, Hanson
- Setson Meadows, Norwell
If you have an event or venue you’d like featured, please email Aimee Bonanno.