Please view City Nature Challenge YYC website by CLICKING HERE
With Beddington’s wealth of parks, Nose Hill and Confluence Park on our perimeter, and so many of us out for walks, why not participate? Here’s what it’s about, from the website link above.
City Nature Challenge 2020: Calgary Metropolitan Region
April 24 – 27 Observation Period and Events
April 24 – May 3 Observation Uploads and Identifications
City Nature Challenge Calgary is happening April 24-27, 2020! Join the challenge to see how Calgary’s urban biodiversity stacks up to cities around the world. Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Chestermere, and Okotoks will be under a total bioblitz and collaborate with cities 200+ other cities around the world to document urban biodiversity. Our local goal is to gather 10 000 observations of everything that lives in Calgary’s regional ecosystem.
This year we have expanded the CNC YYC boundaries to include Airdrie, Cochrane, Okotoks, and Chestermere. Any photos taken April 24-27 and uploaded to iNaturalist.ca before May 3 (midnight) will automatically count towards the Calgary Region’s entry in City Nature Challenge 2020. The winning cities will be announced May 4!