Virtual BioBlitz

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?

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. The 2024 BioBlitz will be open April 1-19 leading up to the festival.

Visit the leaderboards page to view the leaderboards for 2024.

Visit the results page to view the 2023 BioBlitz winners.

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.

Winners will be announced at the Earth Day Festival on April 20!

Earth Day Festival

Join us at Old Mill Park for a full day of fun! This FREE festival is filled with interactive activities, live music, delicious food, and much more. From citizen science projects to art contests, and live music to live animals, there is something for everyone!