Niagara College is hosting a BioBlitz! A BioBlitz is a community approach to identifying as many plant and animal species on a property, in a specific time period. This is a free event and students, staff and community members are invited to come and help collect information and identify bugs, birds, amphibians, plants and more! There will be expert scientists leading citizen scientists across campus throughout the day as well as tree-planting, a litter cleanup, a touch table and other educational activities throughout the day.
Participants should dress for the weather and wear closed toed shoes, preferably hiking or rubber boots. There will be water available for participants as well as a free barbeque put on by the Student Administrative Council of Niagara College between 12:00p.m and 2:00p.m. For those who will be eating lunch, a monetary donation or a non-perishable food items will be collected to support the student food bank. Participants are asked to register here in advance.