April 2020 is the 5th anniversary of the City Nature Challenge *and* the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! Join us as we celebrate the nature in and around urban areas by documenting all the species we can find!
The City Nature Challenge is an international effort for people to find and document plants and wildlife in cities across the globe. It’s a bioblitz-style competition where cities are in a contest against each other to see who can make the most observations of nature, who can find the most species, and who can engage the most people.
Help the Sacramento Region participate in the Challenge by making observations in iNaturalist April 26th-27th, 2020. Visit iNaturalist for more information.
Join the challenge!
Step 2: Set-up an account with your email, create a Username and Password.
Step 3: After you create an account, click on MORE--> PROJECTS and search for City Nature Challenge 2020: Sacramento and click JOIN. Have more free time at home? Make sure to also join the Arboretum and Public Garden's Naturing at Home project.
Step 4: Share your observations!
It's that easy! Also, view a tutorial on how to use the iNaturalizer app and website here.
Happy Earth month!