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Long Island Invasive Species Bioblitz 2024: Kickoff Webinar

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Community members across Long Island and New York City are participating in the Long Island Invasive Species BioBlitz 2024 for Invasive Species Awareness Week (NYISAW), June 3 – 9. The BioBlitz promotes knowledge and understanding of invasive species and empowers YOU to help protect our local biodiversity!

Participants are encouraged to contribute invasive species observations, along with native species observations, from across the region of LIISMA region – including Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. LIISMA is offering a Zoom webinar to teach invasive and native species identification and the use of the free iNaturalist and iMapInvasives apps, on May 30, 7:00pm.
Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pcuGorTooEtzNAznoBeoNDdXcNXF-4grV

How can I join the BioBlitz?

– Register for the kickoff webinar taking place on May 30 at 7pm to learn how to use iNaturalist and what species to look out for during the Blitz.
– Join the Long Island BioBlitz project on iNaturalist:. Make sure you are logged in to iNaturalist, then click “join” in the top right of the project.
– Start BioBlitzing! Make observations on iNaturalist between June 1 – 9 independently or at one of our BioBlitz events (your entries will automatically count towards the Blitz once you’ve joined the project!)
– Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pcuGorTooEtzNAznoBeoNDdXcNXF-4grV


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