Uncover Nature’s Mysteries
The University Center Gaylord will be hosting the fourth annual Northern Michigan BioBlitz! Exploration Station professionals represent Michigan Geography Alliance, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative, Kirtland Community College, Michigan State University Extension, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Otsego County Historical Society, Huron Pines, Trout, Otsego County Conservation District, Otsego Wildlife Legacy Society, Kids Outdoors Otsego, and Line-45.
Northern Michigan Bioblitz
July 28, 2018
WHAT IS A BIOBLITZ?
A BioBlitz is part festival, part educational and part scientific event in which teams of volunteer scientists, families, students, teachers, and community members of all ages work together to find and identify as many species of plants, animals, microbes, fungi, and other organisms as possible
About the Day’s Activities:
Scientists from sponsor organizations will be stationed at various locations at the Gaylord Community Schools Learning Center/Aspen Park to help participants engage in unique research.
This year’s Bioblitz offers family friendly games, art and nature exploration such as:
- Face painting.
- Passport to Nature: Receive your BioBlitz Citizen Scientist pin.
- Sign-up for Biodiversity University and earn a Biodiversity Certificate.
- Hands on Science Exploration Stations
- Guided Nature Tours
AND SO MUCH MORE!