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Nisqually BMA Bioblitz

The Nisqually BMA Bioblitz

is part of the

Washington Nature Mapping Program,

coordinated by the

Tahoma Audubon Society

in partnership with the

Pierce County Biodiversity Alliance, the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and the Tacoma Nature Center


See more about this project on the Nature Mapping website

 

Description:

On May 15th & 16th, 2009, citizens, area landowners and experts team together to conduct a 24-hour biological inventory of the taxa in an the Biodiversity Management Area near the towns of Roy and McKenna just east of Fort Lewis in Pierce County, WA. Teams will include botany, invertebrates, mammals, prairie species, butterflies, amphibians and reptiles. Teams will use CyberTracker software and handheld devices to input data into the UW's NatureMapping program. Overnight camping, t-shirts, and meals will be available to volunteers.

 

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Keywords:

Topic - botany, birds, mammals, invertebrates, amphibians

Audience - citizens, landowners

Location - Roy, McKenna, Muck Creek, Nisqually

Goals - research, education, stewardship

 

Contact:

Krystal Kyer, Conservation Coordinator, Tahoma Audubon  email Krystal

   253-232-9978

John Garner, Conservation and Education Coordinator/NW Trek & Tacoma Nature Center  email John

   253-591-6439

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