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Cabrillo National Monument BioBlitz 2016: The First of Many

On March 6th, 2016, Cabrillo National Monument was proud to successfully host one of the first National Parks BioBlitz events of the year in our rocky intertidal zone. This BioBlitz is part of a larger effort coordinated by the National Park Service (NPS) to celebrate the NPS Centennial. This event and others like it are great opportunities to learn more about the biodiversity of a park and contribute to our greater understanding of the biodiversity of the nation. In addition to obtaining valuable species information from targeted inventories with scientists, this is a tremendous opportunity to engage youth and expose them to hands-on resource stewardship.

For the Cabrillo Intertidal BioBlitz, the Cabrillo National Monument Natural Resource team was joined by an eager group of 12 observers and collected an astounding 467 observations across 157 different species. Some of the more notable observations included shore birds, numerous species of charismatic sea hares and ...more ↓

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This BioBlitz is part of a larger effort coordinated by the National Park Service (NPS) to celebrate the NPS Centennial. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the biodiversity of a park and contribute to our greater understanding of the biodiversity of the nation. In addition to obtaining valuable species information from targeted inventories with scientists, this is a tremendous ...more ↓

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