Phipps Conservatory BioBlitz 2020

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Date(s) - 06/07/2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Phipps Conservatory


WPMC will be at the 2020 Phipps BioBlitz hosting a table and leading a walk at 2pm. Walk meeting place on the lawn outside of the activity tents. There is more information on the Phipps website next year.

The fifth annual Phipps BioBlitz festival will bring together families, students, local scientists and naturalists, teachers and community leaders to conduct biological surveys of living species in Schenley Park — an exploration and celebration of the wonders of nature like no other! BioBlitz supports important research and documentation of regional biodiversity, aiding scientists in learning more about the local environment and ways to support its conservation.

By participating, you’ll get to experience amazing biodiversity through engaging walking tours led by expert guides, enjoy storytime and live presentations, meet local scientists and organizations, and create nature-inspired artwork! All ages will have fun exploring and discovering the region’s unique plants, birds, trees, fish, mammals and more! Plus, once you’ve completed three activities, you can receive 50% off admission* to Phipps from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.!

The festival will be held on Phipps’ front lawn from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. with guided nature tours through Schenley Park throughout the day. The event is free to the public and no advance registration is required.

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We request that no one hunts a walk or foray location for at least two weeks prior to a walk or foray. It is only through your cooperation that we can have successful walks and forays. All walks & forays will be held rain or shine. Come 15-30 min early and socialize. All walks start on time, so be early, if you are late we will already be in the woods. You can find last minute additions or changes by going to our Facebook Group.

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