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City Nature Challenge - Bioblitz Event

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:00pm to Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 5:00am

Join Texas Parks & Wildlife, the Audubon Society, and many others in a fun challenge to see which city can document the most species during April 27-30! The City of Austin's Watershed Protection Department is hosting several "Bioblitz" events during the City Nature Challenge. Sign up and help us make observations at these sites using the iNaturalist app. With the iNaturalist app, you just take a picture of a plant, animal, or fungi, and the community will help identify which species it is. We will have a scientist and local naturalists on-site to help identify observations. Before this event, please download the iNaturalist app at & practice uploading observations of species around your home. For the event, bring your smart phone and a water bottle. Please wear long pants & closed-toe shoes. Rubber boots will improve species discovery at these locations, but are not required. Events will be cancelled if there is heavy rain.


Free -  REGISTER for one or more of our Bioblitz events

Various Dates/Times/Locations:

  • Friday, April 27, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at JJ Seabrook Greenbelt
  • Saturday, April 28, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Mabel Davis District Park
  • Saturday, April 28, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Willowbrook Reach
  • Sunday, April 29, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Gracywoods Neighborhood Park

Location Information:

  • JJ Seabrook Greenbelt, East Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and Pershing Dr., Austin, TX 78723.
  • Mabel Davis District Park, 3227 Parker Ln, Austin, TX 78741.
  • Willowbrook Reach, East 40th St and Willowbrook Dr., Austin, TX 78722.
  • Gracywoods Neighborhood Park, 12133 Metric Blvd, Austin, TX 78758.

Learn more about the 2018 City Nature Challenge at

Check out our blog at and learn more about some species you may encounter while exploring Austin's creeks & parks!

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