Friday, 27. April 2018, Indianapolis, Indianapolis City Nature Challenge

from 27. April 2018 - 0:00
till 30. April 2018 - 12:00

Indianapolis

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10000 people attending
Event description
The City Nature Challenge is an effort for cities to find and document as much urban nature as possible by challenging residents to become citizen scientists: Residents are asked to explore their area (backyard, playgrounds, parks, etc.) for plants and bugs/animals, document their findings (take a photo), and report them (via the iNaturalist website or app). The underlying objective of this event is to develop a new baseline of a city's biodiversity and to monitor how exactly change is accelerating.The City Nature Challenge will be April 27-30, 2018 and will be undertaken in dozens of cities across the world this year, and Indianapolis will be one of those cities competing in this international event!
Find events near you, organized by local partners, to explore the urban wildlife of Indianapolis at the link below:
https://sciencemarchind.org/events/cnc/More details will be coming throughout the month, but for now feel free to download iNaturalist and take a look at the project!https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/city-nature-challenge-2018-indianapolis
If you would like to take part in this event (planning, presenting, volunteering, or just staying in the loop), please fill out the contact form below:
https://goo.gl/forms/34QBWgBiYBXWD5Pq1

This event is 100% free and you can support by purchasing a "Science Will Unite Us" t-shirt from the amazing local business United State of Indiana at the link below:


https://unitedstateofindiana.com/products/science-will-unite-us-tee?variant=37361255748

Thank you for supporting science and for showing that Indianapolis is a city with its eye on the future!

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