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City Nature Challenge

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PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL CITY NATURE CHALLENGE, APRIL 30 – May 3, 2021! Help contribute to community science in this year’s sixth annual City Nature Challenge. Beginning on Friday, April 30 at 12:01 am, the Challenge runs through Monday, May 3, 11:59 pm. This global event calls on current and aspiring community scientists, nature and science fans, and people of all ages and education backgrounds to observe and submit pictures of biodiversity using the free mobile app iNaturalist. Find wildlife in your home, neighborhood, backyard, or anywhere else! It can be any wild plant, animal, fungi, slime mold, or any other evidence of life, such as scat, fur, tracks, shells, or carcasses. Take pictures of what you find using iNaturalist. From Friday, April 30 to Monday, May 3, participants can upload their observations to the app, with identifications happening from Tuesday, May 4 to Sunday, May 9. Final results will be announced on Monday, May 10.

Event Dates

April 30, 2021 - May 3, 2021
May 1, 2021
May 2, 2021
May 3, 2021

Venue Details

This project encompasses cities and towns in Red Deer County and Lacombe County, which includes Red Deer, Lacombe, Bentley, Blackfalds, Bowden, Eckville, Innisfail, Penhold, and Sylvan Lake.

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