What do you imagine when you think of "Nature"? Maybe you imagine a pristine wilderness, a rainforest full of life. But nature exists everywhere, even in our cities!
The City Nature Challenge is an international, bioblitz-like citizen science event that was started by members of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, California and the California Academy of Sciences with the goal of finding and identifying as many species as possible in cities around the world. Cities also compete with each other to see who can make the most observations, find the most species, and engage the most people.
2021 important dates
How to Participate
The City Nature Challenge is open to participants of all ages, regardless of your experience level! It's also easy to participate–all you need is a camera and to follow these steps:
For more information, including how the event was started, how COVID-19 will affect the event, complete results from 2020, and teaching tools, visit the website by clicking on the logo or using this link: https://citynaturechallenge.org/