Texas Pollinator BioBlitz Kicks Off Friday!

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2023 Pollinator BioBlitz – How to Participate

Welcome to the 8th Annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz! From nature photographers and event lovers to pollinator enthusiasts and community scientists – we have opportunities for everyone to participate in this year's October 6-22 event.

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Now that you're here, what should you do?

  • Observe: Take photos and videos of pollinators and nectar-producing plants. Check out this quick video with tips!
  • Share: Add your photo or video observations to Instagram, Facebook, iNaturalist, or to the Facebook event page (#TxPollinators).
  • Find Events: Use our online calendar to find pollinator events near you!
  • Explore from Home: Unable to get out and photograph pollinators? Search #TxPollinators on Instagram or follow along with everyone's photos on the Facebook event. You can also help identify species in the iNaturalist project which can help others with their sightings!

Looking for Inspiration?

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We have compiled a list of daily challenges to provide you with some photographic inspiration!

We list two challenges per day, but don't let the term "daily" limit you. If you find one of these challenges on a different day, post it when you see it! Post as many photos as you wish!

All challenges are pollinator-related in some way, so, grab your camera or smartphone and see if you can find and photograph one or more pollinators, flowering plants, or related subjects.

Pollinator Information Corner

PLEASE NOTE: If you received this email directly (it was not forwarded to you), then you are already registered for the Pollinator BioBlitz and DO NOT need to re-register for the 2023 event. If you were forwarded this email by a friend or colleague, please feel free to sign up here to be added to the Texas Pollinator BioBlitz mailing list. Once you sign up, you will receive emails each year leading up to and during the event.

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