Join thousands of newbies and seasoned bioblitzers across the country in the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Big Backyard BioBlitz. It’s a great way to get closer to nature — and contribute to the protection of the species you love!
All you need is a smartphone, tablet or digital camera. Just snap photos of plants, animals, insects and other creatures wherever you happen to be. Then share your observations to help scientists take stock of local biodiversity, track rare species and fight invasive ones.
Here’s how you can participate in a few simple steps:
Step 2: Check your inbox for a welcome email with more instructions.
Step 3: Start documenting! Head outside and take photos.
Step 4: Add your amazing observations to iNaturalist.
Step 5: Do your best to identify your species. But don’t worry about getting it wrong — iNaturalist community members are there to help!
BONUS: Share your daily observations on social media using the hashtag #NCCBioBlitz to win an NCC prize pack and a $100 Visa gift card! Happy BioBlitzing!