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Saranac Lake Bioblitz
Saturday, July 14, 2012 - Sunday, July 15, 2012
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saranac Lake, New York
Students, faculty/staff, alumni and friends of ESF: Discover the rich array of life in the Saranac Lake area of the Adirondacks!
Events begin at the Saranac Lake Library; most outings are 2-4 hours long with longer trips on Sunday. Expertise is not required; enthusiasm is! Join one or more groups to find and identify species, or explore unique locations including:
* Early-morning birding * Ampersand Mountain
* Fungi * Dewey Mountain
* Amphibians and Reptiles * Lake Colby
* Plants * Spring Pond Bog
* Mammals * the Village center
* Odonates * Saranac River
* Bats * Lake Flower Park
* Special presentation at 6 pm, July 14 by Steve Young, Chief Botanist for the New York Natural Heritage Program focusing on rare plants in the Adirondacks
For more information contact David Patrick (firstname.lastname@example.org), (518) 327 6174
or Stacy McNulty, Adirondack Ecological Center of SUNY ESF
The Adirondack All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI), a collaborative group of professional and citizen-scientists, has hosted bioblitzes in the Adirondacks for 5 years to survey the natural world, and help people learn more about the incredible diversity of life in the park.