Last year around this time 90 naturalists, scientists, and interested volunteers explored 53 acres of Vashon's backyard forests, shorelines, ponds, and clearings at Neill Point Natural Area on the southern tip of Vashon Island. This dedicated crew gently observed, photographed, identified, and documented as many species as they could in a 24 hour period. It was Vashon's first annual Bioblitz event and it was eye opening and fun.
What an amazing amount of life shares this island with us and what an incredible community treasure we have in the talent and enthusiasm of the naturalist community here. An equally amazing cadre of filming, producing, and computer talented folks just helped us put together a short video summarizing the feel of Vashon's first Bioblitz.
Watch it here: https://vimeo.com/65585456
And email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to help us in the next Bioblitz held at ...read more