Diario del proyecto Biodiversity of the Anacostia River

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06 de septiembre de 2018

The #Anacostiabioblitz is here!!

I'm calling you Anacostia River experts!!! @jmgconsult @mellis @treichard @carrieseltzer @treegrow @belyykit @hholbrook @abookb @muir @mstrecker @reallifeecology @woodcut55

You guys have been leading the Biodiversity of the Anacostia River! Make sure you keep the awesome observations and ID's.



Publicado el septiembre 6, 2018 08:55 TARDE por anacostiabiota anacostiabiota | 7 comentarios | Deja un comentario

10 de septiembre de 2018

The 2018 Bioblitz Results (may change in the next few days a little bit)

Despite the weather, we had a great event on Saturday and overall a great bioblitz! We had a lot of kids/families which is great! I would like to thank you all on behalf of AWS for your support. Thank you all so much! Here are some figures:

101 people attended the Saturday event at KAG (our goal was 100!)
1,027 observations
454 species
Birds: 27 species
Amphibians: 4 species
Reptiles: 2 species
Mammals: 6 species
Fish: 7 species
Mollusks: 3 species
Spiders: 10 species
Insects: 112 species
Plants: 244 species
Slime molds: 1 species (the Dog vomit slime mold)
Mushrooms: 30 species (it's been a great year for mushrooms!)
68 observers and 119 identifiers (once again the virtual participation has been greater).
Here's some selected observations from the weekend:

Differential grasshopper: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/16370433
Chicken of the woods: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/16329719
Brown bullhead: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/16319446
The painted turtle hatchling: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/16321198
Gray Tree frog: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/16301539
Great blue heron: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/16314720
Yellow garden spider: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/16289210
American groundnut: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/16340799
Dog vomit slime mold: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/16292084
The cumulative numbers for the Biodiversity of the Anacostia River project (an iNaturalist project I created) are:

32,530 observations.
3,167 species
1,772 identifiers
1,660 observers

The numbers should change in the next week or so as app users with more expertise identify/verify other people's observations.

Remember that the Biodiversity of the Anacostia River iNaturalist project is an ongoing effort, you can add observations year round, the bioblitz is just a way to directly engage and educate the public.


Publicado el septiembre 10, 2018 04:08 TARDE por jorbogmont jorbogmont | 2 comentarios | Deja un comentario

27 de septiembre de 2018

Year of the Mushrooms!

I hereby declare 2018 the "Year of the Mushrooms" step aside "Year of the Anacostia" ;)

Seriously, it has been an outstanding year for mushrooms. It's already the 6th (or so, haven't seen the latest figures) rainiest year in DC. That means heaven for the "fungis".

Just between April and today (9/27/2018) there are 655 observations of mushrooms and 170 species identified!

I've been interested in learning more about mushrooms and iNaturalist has been an excellent resource to learn about the local species.

Keep the observations coming! October should be a great month...



Publicado el septiembre 27, 2018 12:50 TARDE por jorbogmont jorbogmont | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario