Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 11, 2022

City Nature Challenge records over 1,690,000 wildlife observations in a single weekend 

YubaNet reports

In its seventh year, the annual City Nature Challenge—one of the world’s largest community science events—has surpassed 1,690,000 wildlife observations for another record-breaking year! Over the four-day event held last weekend, more than 67,000 people across six continents participated however they could—from attending local wildlife surveys to finding the species in their own homes—to document the wondrous diversity of wild plants, animals, and fungi that share our planet using the free mobile app iNaturalist. From observations of critically endangered and elusive species to sightings of species outside of their known ranges, the City Nature Challenge underscores the power of community science in tracking real-time changes in our planet’s biodiversity—especially in urban areas.

Read more at  City Nature Challenge records over 1,690,000 wildlife observations in a single weekend – YubaNet


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