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Pop-up HotSpot: Pink Beds BioBlitz

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Pre-register by May 13 to Receive Free Admission to the Cradle of Forestry!

This event, hosted by the Cradle of Forestry Heritage Site and Discovery Center, is open to all and a great way to make Shares as you help scientists find as many species in one day as possible. ecoEXPLORE will have a table at the event from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, so feel free to drop by and say hello! There will be food available for sale at Cafe' at the Cradle from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The entire Pink Beds/Cradle of Forestry will serve as a HotSpot for any observations made during the event, so all Shares made by ecoEXPLORERS will earn a bonus point for this Pop-Up HotSpot!


Schedule of Events

6:30am-9:00am           Morning Bird Walk; meet at Pink Beds Picnic Area (begins at 7:00am)

9:30am                        Check-In at Pink Beds Picnic Area and choose your Zone

10:00am-12:00pm       BIOBLITZ! take lots of photos!

12:30pm-2:00pm        Congregate in Discovery Center to upload your observations to iNaturalist and draw raffle prizes

7:30pm-10:00pm        Guided amphibian & reptile walk; Meet at Pink Beds Picnic Area and bring your flashlight!

*Please note schedule is subject to change depending on availability of hike leaders and scientists.