The BioBlitz runs begins at 3pm Friday, June 27 and runs for 24 continuous hours, ending at 3pm on Saturday. Many events are open to the public. Find us at Black Hawk State Park in Rock Island, our base camp is near Singing Bird Lodge, 15th Street and Blackhawk Road.
7-9pm Meet the Experts and learn about the various survey methods first hand.
8pm Night Hike with Bob Bryant
Sunset Bat Surveys (Misting Net – Catch and Release)
Sunrise Bat Surveys (Misting Net – Catch and Release)
6am Bird Hike with QC Audubon Society with Jody Millar and Pat Carlson
8am Bird Hike with QC Audubon Society with Jody Millar and Pat Carlson
10am River Watch Citizen Science Program
10:30 Ecology Hike with Tom Root
10:30 Acoustic Bat Monitoring Workshop with Amber Schorg
11am Flora Hike with Bob Bryant
12pm Ethnobotanical Hike with Chuck Wester
2pm River Watch Citizen Science Program
We have Native Plants, Seeds, Shirts, and Bake Sale Goods available for purchase on Friday 7-9pm and Saturday 10am-3pm.
The HyVee Grill will provide food for purchase Saturday from 11:30 to 1:30.
We hope you will join us – and if you are interested in volunteering or becoming a member, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org