May 22: BioBlitz at Central Park

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Alexander von Humboldt Monument

170 Central Park West

New York, NY 10024

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Black Rock Forest comes to Central Park: make observations during guided walks in the Park with scientists.

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The Central Park BioBlitz will meet in the West 70's, location and arrival details will be provided with the registration confirmation email. BRF scientists from Barnard College, The Browning School and The Calhoun School will be available to walk with you and guide you through a BioBlitz (making observations of plants, birds, etc., on the iNaturalist app). Group sizes will be limited with staggered starts on the half hour.

This event will be part of the Black Rock Forest Biodiversity Benefit Bioblitz, comparing species diversity in Central Park to previous observations at Black Rock Forest. The panel will then share the findings from both sites at the Virtual Reception on June 3rd.

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Alexander von Humboldt Monument

170 Central Park West

New York, NY 10024

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Black Rock Forest is a nonprofit organization with a mission of advancing scientific understanding of the natural world through research, education and conservation programs. The organization maintains a 3,914-acre forest, a biological field station, and two award winning green buildings in Cornwall, NY. We collaborate with our institutional members - prominent universities, K-12 schools, and research institutions - to conduct and support research and education of more than 13,000 K-16 students each year as well as the general public.

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