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03 de abril de 2018

Bioblitz Warren Woods with us!

Hey! You're tagged in this post because you've made iNat observations within a 30 mile radius of Warren Woods State Park within the past 2 years.

The Chicago Wilderness region is participating in the City Nature Challenge 2018 (www.citynaturechallenge.com). The CNC is a friendly competition between dozens of urban regions worldwide during the 96 hours between April 27-30th, 2018, to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and get the most people participating! Lots of events are going on that weekend in the region, including a mini bioblitz at Warren Woods State park on Saturday, April 28th from 10AM to 1PM (EDT). Join us on a ramble through Warren Woods as we document plants, animals, fungi, and other creatures.

Check out www.habitat2030.org/citynaturechallenge for a full listing of regional events during this year's City Nature Challenge.

Meeting location: https://goo.gl/maps/usSez5owpXQ2 at 10AM EDT on Saturday, April 28th.

@aabarca18 @adam_b @adsweet @akapapula18 @andre_moncrieff @andrewstpaul @angie22 @austinb @austinm @balfour @ballardh @beautifulbirds @benbecker23 @billsinclair @birdtrekker @bouteloua @brendandcarson @briannalee23 @brooklynfontana @byzantinenature @camelcreek @carolt-80 @carterobrien @caseyaceae @caseyzill @charles_lpa @chicago39 @cjoll @ckruger18 @cqlanus @cwarneke @davidkeyes @dgammonl @dlcarterksu @dlory @dowenjocson @eattaway92 @elfaulkner @emmess @eriksriubas @gabrielle23 @gina31 @gonzdan @hall @heelsplitter @hxqajcw @irmela @jackassgardener @jamesgowld @janebaldwin @jennproud @jmcnabnay @johndoty @johngriffee @johnsluc @jokurtz @jonbowman913 @joseph91 @judy46 @katjef @keith65 @kristen22 @kristygarceau @laniarius @leannalynns @lenoreatwood @lgc @libbymegna @ljcoleman @lolson @louisemarion @mark77 @marltrotter @meggs @michigan @michiganwillie @miciah @mifander @missgreen @nashuagoats @nathan20 @nimajnebmai @nolankeyes @oskaralva @paigez99 @paleonut11 @pedro157_chicagowilderness @rgraveolens @robturk @ryan79 @sae46350 @sanguinaria33 @seeslinger @shanin @tamandua2 @tbell @thimbleberrycps @timothyobrien @tonytroche2 @totalbummer @vrosenbluth @znb10536 @zoology123

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Bioblitz Harms Woods with us!

Hey! You're tagged in this post because you've made at least 10 iNat observations within a 10 mile radius of Harms Woods Forest Preserve in Glenview, IL within the past year.

The Chicago Wilderness region is participating in the City Nature Challenge 2018 (www.citynaturechallenge.com). The CNC is a friendly competition between dozens of urban regions worldwide during the 96 hours between April 27-30th, 2018, to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and get the most people participating! Lots of events are going on that weekend in the region, including a mini bioblitz at Harms Woods on Sunday, April 29th from 9AM to 12PM. Harms is a diverse oak woodland situated along the North Branch of the Chicago River. One of the best spots for spring wildflower sightings on the North Branch, you will be able to explore ephemeral ponds, the river floodplain, and the gentle rise of a glacial moraine. Harms is also a great place to spot spring migratory birds, especially warblers.

Meeting place: https://goo.gl/maps/zb5s1SfRqCy at 9AM on Sunday, April 29th
It is the Glenview Woods parking lot. The lot is small (carpool if you can!), but overflow parking can be found at the picnic grove parking lot to the south: https://goo.gl/maps/d9qz2UbZ4Wp You can then walk north up the trail along the east side of the river to meet up with the group.

Check out www.habitat2030.org/citynaturechallenge for a full listing of regional events during this year's City Nature Challenge.

@adrienne_b @amaris @amybeanblossom @amybeanblossom @andriy @arieopteryx @ashleywold @benjaminshonfeld @birdnirder @bkossy @bkossy @bouteloua @carolt-80 @cindygrau @cindygrau @citymouse @coles-cavendish @cynthia_r @dan58 @dbild @deansy @deansy @debantlitz @dmcooperberg @droberts49 @dziomber @ekrimmel @elfaulkner @eluu @eriko @fumitaka @hollisg10 @hollisg10 @hudfrucci @hudfrucci @isaaclarkin @jacklousberg @jacklousberg @jbates606 @jbates606 @jennifersnyder @jetteth @jetteth @jfinch @jmmcclo @joelle @jordan41 @jordan41 @jpbobolink @jpc22_kratts @keeterscience @keeterscience @kennedy9094 @kkucera @kkucera @leenavilonen @marie25 @marie25 @markmalitz @markmalitz @marshmaiden @marystorino @marystorino @matt167 @matt167 @mepatter @missgreen @mollykunkle @mollykunkle @mushi @nathanglamb @naturalist1087 @nickv27 @norawestol @norawestol @nuthatch75 @nuthatch75 @owlcommander @paigelawless @paigelawless @paulroots @pedro157_chicagowilderness @peterkim @pnnmsp @prairieclover @preriesmoke @psweet @rachyrach @rbowe @rbowe @rgraveolens @riccardomarchingiglio @ryankiefer @saarahjunaid @saarahjunaid @samwerts @samwerts @sanguinaria33 @skrentnyjeff @sophiaremias @sunshineboudreaux @taran09 @thebals @thomasgrosmichelbanana @thunefeld @timidlittleturtle @trebol15 @tulalola @ukrainkadesigns @wanderinghaack @wanderinghaack @wesleybaker @wesleybaker @wyattwellehan @wyattwellehan

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20 de abril de 2018

Chicago region events for the City Nature Challenge 2018

Less than one week to go! The City Nature Challenge 2018 starts at 12:01AM next Friday, April 27th and runs til midnight on Monday, April 30th. Results will be announced that Friday. Check out the new style to our project and hit that follow button if you haven't yet to get updates. Once we get going there will be cool stats displayed there. You can also follow the umbrella CNC project that shows all the participating regions.

Upcoming events for the City Nature Challenge in the Chicago Wilderness Region are below. All times are local (i.e. that 10AM event in Michigan is 9AM Chicago time!)

Saturday, April 28th

8AM: Sand Ridge Nature Center Bird Walk (Illinois, Cook County, Southeast)
8AM: Lincoln Park Zoo Mini BioBlitz (Illinois, Cook County, Northeast)
9AM: City Nature Challenge at the Evanston Ecology Center (Illinois, Cook County, Northeast)
10AM: Bioblitz Warren Woods (Michigan, Berrien County)
10AM: City Nature Challenge Bioblitz at Somme Woods (Illinois, Cook County, Northeast)
10AM: Rainbow Beach Dunes Bioblitz (Illinois, Cook County, Southeast)
10AM: Outdoor Adventures: Following Migration (Illinois, Cook County, Southeast)

Sunday, April 29th

7:30AM: Columbus Park Bioblitz, Birds (Illinois, Cook County, Central)
8AM: Bioblitz of Sand Ridge and Burnham Greenway (Illinois, Cook County, Southeast)
9AM: Bioblitz Harms Woods (Illinois, Cook County, North)
9:30AM: Columbus Park Bioblitz, Plants-Soil Life-Mushrooms-Insects (Illinois, Cook County, Central)
10AM: Spring Flora Hike at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See (Illinois, Kankakee County)
12PM: City Nature Challenge Perry Farm (Illinois, Kankakee County)
1PM: Columbus Park Bioblitz, Trees (Illinois, Cook County, Central)
1PM: Columbus Park Bioblitz, Aquatic Life (Illinois, Cook County, Central)
1PM: Scavenger Hunt at Gibson Woods (Indiana, Lake County)
4PM: Night Hike at Bob Mann Woods/Salt Creek Nature Preserve (Illinois, Cook County, Central/Southwest)

Full details for all these events are here:
https://habitat2030.org/city-nature-challenge/

See you out there. :)

folx with ≥ 10 observations in the Chicago Wilderness Region in the past 12 months:
@aaroncarlson @achang @adam_b @adamwardsell @airalcorn2 @alan_villalba @aleksmuller @alisonbraun @amaris @amybeanblossom @amyturner @andrea14 @andrewlindquist @andrewsaldrich @andrewstpaul @andriy @angelmi @annechw @annettem @anniep122 @arbor167 @arosie333 @aseeger @ashleyt2 @ashleywold @asolarte @astake @austinburoff @avalontile @b_sargeant @balsamgrommet @baxtercrowe @bbennett3 @beckyk @benjaminshonfeld @bg1159 @billieegads @bird_freak @birdnirder @bkossy @bmoneymaker @bnorlin22 @bouteloua @brendandcarson @brentmichalski @brittanyhull @brooklynfontana @bruce43 @bschrock2 @bufface @bwagner @bwsteward @cabinfever65 @camron_pg3 @cardnoclare @carolt-80 @carterobrien @caseymerkle @casteensa @casteensc @casteense @casteensg @casteensj @casteensk @casteensl @casteensn @cdawes @cghiotto @cgunnlents @charles18 @chriskozlak @cindygrau @citymouse @cjoll @clnoll @cmaso @coles-cavendish @corvusshade @cpdlauren @cqlanus @craigbillington @creativefinder @creaturekid @crusty @cwarneke @cweber1 @cynthia_r @d3038010661 @d_coulter @dan58 @danbuckler @danielmaisch @darryn @darwin11 @davidr @dayshinique @dcoldren @deansy @debantlitz @dhoebeke @diane45 @dlcarterksu @dog @donbocker @dorothybayern @driftlessroots @droberts49 @dsuarez @dustin29 @dwdwash90 @dylanfaughn @dylanw99 @dziomber @eattaway92 @educator_go @ekmoody @eknuth @ekrimmel @elana1 @elfaulkner @elliotgreiner @eluu @emily280 @emilyanne1296 @eminor @entrenet1 @ericalannan @eriko @erjanes93 @esp @ethankosdondlinger @evettegalvan_ @ewarden @farawaywolf @featherenthusiast @flexfolks @fpccoutreach1140 @fraz4919 @ggallupe13 @ggcouri @ggoatboy @gieserguy @gotta_be_the_very_best @gowillia @greenbergh @greg80 @gwen21001 @gyrrlfalcon @hayley511 @heatherbryant @heelsplitter @helen28 @hershbergers @hollisg10 @hollykatz @hudfrucci @idiaogbomoh @illinoisbotanizer @ingrid8 @irmela @isaac_krone @isaaclarkin @j_keating @jackassgardener @jackiemajdov @jacklousberg @janebaldwin @jasonsiegler @jbarthel @jbates606 @jeffcramer @jefferykarafa @jeffgrant @jennifersnyder @jennproud @jennykendler @jerr17 @jerrybrown219 @jerryhossli @jhowell @jimcarberry @jmanieson @jmb62 @jmclark617 @jmmcclo @jmn @jmpatton @joelle @joey24 @jonpaul @jordan41 @joseph8 @josephine7 @joshuaknutson @jpbobolink @justinjubert @jvreeland @jwhitenack @k1mberlyz @k3outdoors @kaarakallen @kafka1959 @kate88jm @katelynsbolds @kathleensoler2 @kbuck @kcaldwell22 @keeper @keeterscience @kellielachata @kelvin9 @kennedy9094 @kevapiva @kevinwhiteloyola @kgort26 @kimberleaf @kkucera @klaudiasowizral @knightericm @kristen57 @kstrain @kyreelong25 @laniarius @lauritalavette @lexie475 @lfinn1050 @lindemanzachary @lizchiparks @logan42 @lotsofheadbands @luis005 @lukaszhradecki @lumprvt @marapresley @marie25 @markmalitz @marniebaker @marshmaiden @marsieme @martinlucas @mary137 @marystorino @matt167 @mattmart @maximilianthenaturalist @mbeatty233 @mbf @mbrien @mepatter @mfs3168 @michaelszuter @missgreen @mjaberg @mjcarbs10 @mmcmasters @mmcnamee @mmog @mn2010 @molanic @mollykunkle @montanamike @moorschuster @mrpeagle @msaviola @nan-cee @nashuagoats @nate27 @nathanglamb @naturalheritage @naturalprairie @naturemuseumteens @nfurlan @nicksouza @nickv27 @nicothoe @norawestol @nuthatch75 @olchambers @oliviaburns @osagiearlette @owlwhisperer @paigelawless @palmera01 @patriciafojut @patrikl @paulefields @paulroots @pembrokeycc @pistodog @pitmaster @pnnmsp @pnnmyp @prairieclover @preriesmoke @psweet @puzzlemasta @rakesh2 @randomrover88 @randyshonkwiler @raquel_w @raverick819 @rbowe @regnar @rensweiler @retrofuturism @rgraveolens @rheinrichs @riccardomarchingiglio @ritafw @rjm2 @rmay @robustus_ @rubzzz @ruthstrutz @ryankiefer @ryanoconnor77 @saarahjunaid @sallydavis @samwerts @sandersreno @sanguinaria33 @sarahtheentwife @sasquier @sbeilke @scoobbi @scorchyru @sedge @seeslinger @shahista @sidb @skrentnyjeff @softserve @sophiaremias @staceyrecht @stealintv @stephasaurus @stevilkinevil @stormdaze @sunshineboudreaux @suzbot @swalquist @swampy @taco2000 @tamandua2 @tariqshihadah @taylward @tbell @tchakamaura @terrypie @themothergooz @thesnaguy @thismia @thomasgrosmichelbanana @threetrees @thunefeld @tianaelias @timidlittleturtle @timothyobrien @tippery @tkgoggin @trebol15 @treefahrner @tsc_wis @tulalola @tvalenzuela @tzdunek @urwhatueat @vanandelle @victor65 @vytukas @waguirre @wanderinghaack @wartellr @wesleybaker @whimbrelbirder @wilderless @wildernessbarbie @woodridgejeff @writemealetter @wyattwellehan @yes123 @yryzhik @zachar1 @zbolda @zoology123

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Species to find!

Lists of species that were not found during the City Nature Challenge in 2017 in our area (which was defined as Cook County), but have been found between January and April at some point in the Chicago Wilderness Region. That is, we should be able to find and document these during the CNC this year:

Plants to Find
Fungi to Find
Insects to Find
Birds to Find
Reptiles and Amphibians to Find
Mammals to Find
Other Creatures to Find

You can fiddle around with this new "compare" tool here:

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/compare

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23 de abril de 2018

Dealing with low quality observations and inappropriate content on iNaturalist

As the City Nature Challenge 2018 is beginning to ramp up (Edit: and because iNat was recently chosen as Apple's App of the Day), you may have noticed a ton of new users on the site. You can see the increase happening at the stats page...which is great! But many new users don't know that iNaturalist is a valued resource used by land managers, researchers, organizations, etc. and treat it more like any other social media site. I'm certainly seeing a lot more flags coming in this morning than usual.

Use the Data Quality Assessment section below the observation to mark observations as captive/cultivated, not containing an organism at all, clearly incorrect location or date, etc.

Several people have helped prepare these common responses to inappropriate content & other frequent issues, which include:
* Not an Organism/Test Observations
* Observation of Human
* Multiple Species in One Observation
* Captive/Cultivated Organism (abundance of or not marked as such)
* Copyrighted Images
* Photo Far Away/Not Cropped/Unidentifiable
* Missing Location
* Imprecise Location
* Private Location
* Duplicate Observations
* Bad Identifications (jokes or malicious IDing)

I'd recommend bookmarking that link! Do you have anything to add to that page? Let me know... or just add it if you're a curator.

If you see something inappropriate, you can always flag the offending content (ID, observation, comment, and/or photo). A curator or site staff can take a look and hopefully find a resolution. But if you can, try to use one of those canned type responses before flagging the content. I generally try to engage the user before sending a message to help@inaturalist.org. Some people do need to be suspended right away; check out the Community Guidelines.

Curators, I use these boilerplate responses to flags suuuper frequently. If anyone reading this has been on iNaturalist for a while and is interested in potentially being a curator to help resolve these types of issues, you can reach out to me or help@inaturalist.org directly after reading through the Curator Guide.

When in doubt or if something is extremely inappropriate and should be deleted immediately, you can always email help@inaturalist.org.

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26 de abril de 2018

Get ready!

Starting tonight at midnight! Full details for all the City Nature Challenge: Chicago Wilderness Region events are here:

https://habitat2030.org/city-nature-challenge/

Several events have been added in the past few days. Participate on your own in your favorite nature spot or join one of the mini bioblitzes this weekend.

A couple tips for a long weekend of bioblitzing:

* I know you guys already have iNaturalist downloaded, but if you're attending an event with iNat newbies, let them know they should download the app *before* the event.

* Don't forget your extra camera, batteries, and/or portable phone charger.

* Water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, something for scale like a ruler or coin, what else?

* It's perfectly ok to post observations that don't have a photo. Especially important for birding and frogging! Just add all the other information--what you saw or heard, when, and where.

* Depending on your cell service and data plan, you may want to turn OFF auto-upload and upload the observations once you get back to wifi.

* Similarly, you may want to turn off the “Suggest Species” feature (though it’s pretty cool).

* Focus on wild organisms: if you do observe captive or planted things like pets, house plants, or garden plants, be sure to mark them as such.

* Look in a variety of places! Turn logs and rocks over (always put them back into place), look up, down, explore different types of habitat.

* Let your friends know they should check out iNaturalist.org when they get home since the website has much more info than the app.

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27 de abril de 2018

Here we go!

All observations between this morning at midnight and the end of the day Monday will automatically be added to the City Nature Challenge. No need to manually add to the project. Have fun!

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28 de abril de 2018

Day 1 Quick Recap

Just a few snippets before I jump in the car to get over to Warren Woods.

* We nabbed nearly 1000 observations made by ~100 different people. Great job guys!
* Even though this year's spring is wayyyy later than last year's, we've documented 80 plants that we didn't find last year. There are 170 plants we found last year that we still need to get. You can do similar comparisons with other taxa.
* Just look at these super cute owl babies by @sanguinaria33 https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/11530095
* Remember you can add observations even if you didn't grab a photo.
* Anyone have time to get to a bog? Volo Bog would be a great place to grab some unique species.
* List of Species to Find
* Help identify Chicago Wildnerness Region observations
* View all the events this weekend **newly added, an Identification Night in Chicago on Tuesday!
* Tips for a long day of bioblitzing

Woohoo! Have fun.

@aaroncarlson @achang @adam_b @adamwardsell @airalcorn2 @alan_villalba @aleksmuller @alisonbraun @amaris @amybeanblossom @amyturner @andrea14 @andrewlindquist @andrewsaldrich @andrewstpaul @andriy @angelmi @annechw @annettem @anniep122 @arbor167 @arosie333 @aseeger @ashleyt2 @ashleywold @asolarte @astake @austinburoff @avalontile @b_sargeant @balsamgrommet @baxtercrowe @bbennett3 @beckyk @benjaminshonfeld @bg1159 @billieegads @bird_freak @birdnirder @bkossy @bmoneymaker @bnorlin22 @bouteloua @brendandcarson @brentmichalski @brittanyhull @brooklynfontana @bruce43 @bschrock2 @bufface @bwagner @bwsteward @cabinfever65 @camron_pg3 @cardnoclare @carolt-80 @carterobrien @caseymerkle @casteensa @casteensc @casteense @casteensg @casteensj @casteensk @casteensl @casteensn @cdawes @cghiotto @cgunnlents @charles18 @chriskozlak @cindygrau @citymouse @cjoll @clnoll @cmaso @coles-cavendish @corvusshade @cpdlauren @cqlanus @craigbillington @creativefinder @creaturekid @crusty @cwarneke @cweber1 @cynthia_r @d3038010661 @d_coulter @dan58 @danbuckler @danielmaisch @darryn @darwin11 @davidr @dayshinique @dcoldren @deansy @debantlitz @dhoebeke @diane45 @dlcarterksu @dog @donbocker @dorothybayern @driftlessroots @droberts49 @dsuarez @dustin29 @dwdwash90 @dylanfaughn @dylanw99 @dziomber @eattaway92 @educator_go @ekmoody @eknuth @ekrimmel @elana1 @elfaulkner @elliotgreiner @eluu @emily280 @emilyanne1296 @eminor @entrenet1 @ericalannan @eriko @erjanes93 @esp @ethankosdondlinger @evettegalvan_ @ewarden @farawaywolf @featherenthusiast @flexfolks @fpccoutreach1140 @fraz4919 @ggallupe13 @ggcouri @ggoatboy @gieserguy @gotta_be_the_very_best @gowillia @greenbergh @greg80 @gwen21001 @gyrrlfalcon @hayley511 @heatherbryant @heelsplitter @helen28 @hershbergers @hollisg10 @hollykatz @hudfrucci @idiaogbomoh @illinoisbotanizer @ingrid8 @irmela @isaac_krone @isaaclarkin @j_keating @jackassgardener @jackiemajdov @jacklousberg @janebaldwin @jasonsiegler @jbarthel @jbates606 @jeffcramer @jefferykarafa @jeffgrant @jennifersnyder @jennproud @jennykendler @jerr17 @jerrybrown219 @jerryhossli @jhowell @jimcarberry @jmanieson @jmb62 @jmclark617 @jmmcclo @jmn @jmpatton @joelle @joey24 @jonpaul @jordan41 @joseph8 @josephine7 @joshuaknutson @jpbobolink @justinjubert @jvreeland @jwhitenack @k1mberlyz @k3outdoors @kaarakallen @kafka1959 @kate88jm @katelynsbolds @kathleensoler2 @kbuck @kcaldwell22 @keeper @keeterscience @kellielachata @kelvin9 @kennedy9094 @kevapiva @kevinwhiteloyola @kgort26 @kimberleaf @kkucera @klaudiasowizral @knightericm @kristen57 @kstrain @kyreelong25 @laniarius @lauritalavette @lexie475 @lfinn1050 @lindemanzachary @lizchiparks @logan42 @lotsofheadbands @luis005 @lukaszhradecki @lumprvt @marapresley @marie25 @markmalitz @marniebaker @marshmaiden @marsieme @martinlucas @mary137 @marystorino @matt167 @mattmart @maximilianthenaturalist @mbeatty233 @mbf @mbrien @mepatter @mfs3168 @michaelszuter @missgreen @mjaberg @mjcarbs10 @mmcmasters @mmcnamee @mmog @mn2010 @molanic @mollykunkle @montanamike @moorschuster @mrpeagle @msaviola @nan-cee @nashuagoats @nate27 @nathanglamb @naturalheritage @naturalprairie @naturemuseumteens @nfurlan @nicksouza @nickv27 @nicothoe @norawestol @nuthatch75 @olchambers @oliviaburns @osagiearlette @owlwhisperer @paigelawless @palmera01 @patriciafojut @patrikl @paulefields @paulroots @pembrokeycc @pistodog @pitmaster @pnnmsp @pnnmyp @prairieclover @preriesmoke @psweet @puzzlemasta @rakesh2 @randomrover88 @randyshonkwiler @raquel_w @raverick819 @rbowe @regnar @rensweiler @retrofuturism @rgraveolens @rheinrichs @riccardomarchingiglio @ritafw @rjm2 @rmay @robustus_ @rubzzz @ruthstrutz @ryankiefer @ryanoconnor77 @saarahjunaid @sallydavis @samwerts @sandersreno @sanguinaria33 @sarahtheentwife @sasquier @sbeilke @scoobbi @scorchyru @sedge @seeslinger @shahista @sidb @skrentnyjeff @softserve @sophiaremias @staceyrecht @stealintv @stephasaurus @stevilkinevil @stormdaze @sunshineboudreaux @suzbot @swalquist @swampy @taco2000 @tamandua2 @tariqshihadah @taylward @tbell @tchakamaura @terrypie @themothergooz @thesnaguy @thismia @thomasgrosmichelbanana @threetrees @thunefeld @tianaelias @timidlittleturtle @timothyobrien @tippery @tkgoggin @trebol15 @treefahrner @tsc_wis @tulalola @tvalenzuela @tzdunek @urwhatueat @vanandelle @victor65 @vytukas @waguirre @wanderinghaack @wartellr @wesleybaker @whimbrelbirder @wilderless @wildernessbarbie @woodridgejeff @writemealetter @wyattwellehan @yes123 @yryzhik @zachar1 @zbolda @zoology123

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29 de abril de 2018

Thanks for a great day bioblitzing at Warren Woods

Hi! cassi here. You can view all of our observations from our day at Warren Woods here:

https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/bioblitz-warren-woods-april-28th-2018

I know some folks are still uploading observations, but as of this post, we had 441 observations of 139 different species. Thanks to everyone for coming out! I hope you guys had fun. :) Some of my favorites were:

* Little flitting golden-crowned kinglets, which I of course was inept at photographing, but @elfaulkner grabbed basically the perfect encapsulation of what it is to be kinglet here: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/11691864
* Eastern red-backed salamander: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/11664115
* This amazing tiny little bat. Thank you for showing me where he was! https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/11664075
* The abundant yellow trout lilies! https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/11667046**
* A nice patch of American fly-honeysuckle: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/11666978

How about yours?

**due to "geoprivacy" surrounding rare species on iNaturalist, some of the rare, threatened, and endangered species' observations won't show up in the bioblitz results.

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Day 2 in the Books

Wow! As of this morning we've got 3106 observations of 625 species submitted by 212 different people. Amazing job folks.

Our top observed species have swapped out to all native flora--mayapple, bloodroot, bluebells, spring beauties--and then Siberian squill, mallard, white trout lily, cutleaf toothwort. View more stats here.

Here are all the events planned today, Sunday, April 29th. Join in:

7:30AM: Columbus Park Bioblitz, Birds (Illinois, Cook County, Central)
8AM: Bioblitz of Sand Ridge and Burnham Greenway (Illinois, Cook County, Southeast)
9AM: Bioblitz Harms Woods (Illinois, Cook County, North)
9:30AM: Columbus Park Bioblitz, Plants-Soil Life-Mushrooms-Insects (Illinois, Cook County, Central)
10AM: Spring Flora Hike at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See (Illinois, Kankakee County)
12PM: City Nature Challenge Perry Farm (Illinois, Kankakee County)
1PM: Columbus Park Bioblitz, Trees (Illinois, Cook County, Central)
1PM: Columbus Park Bioblitz, Aquatic Life (Illinois, Cook County, Central)
1PM: Scavenger Hunt at Gibson Woods (Indiana, Lake County)
4PM: Night Hike at Bob Mann Woods/Salt Creek Nature Preserve (Illinois, Cook County, Central/Southwest)

And Tuesday we are having an Identification Night in Chicago. More info on all these events here:
https://habitat2030.org/city-nature-challenge/

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