Sunday, April 11 – Saturday, April 17

What is a BioBlitz?

A BioBlitz is an event focused on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area and during a certain time period.

How can we participate virtually?

Interested in participating? Fill out this quick survey:

This BioBlitz is run through a free app called iNaturalist and you can participate on your own time, anywhere in the city of Fredericksburg. You will be able to submit observations, identify species, and contribute to citizen science projects from home. You can check out the leaderboards and different sites here:

How do we win prizes?

There will be contests for the most observations recorded and the most species found for Motts Run Reservoir, Alum Spring Park, Old Mill Park, Dixon Park, and the City of Fredericksburg as a whole between April 11-17, 2021. Winners will be announced on Friday, April 23, 2021.

Tips for using iNaturalist: