Thursday, May 12, 2016

BioBlitz (biology, botany, geology) event @ Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve [May 21]

On Saturday, May 21, the Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve will host an all-day BioBlitz sponsored by the Georgia Geographic Alliance.


8AM – Adult Guided Hike – Birds – Led by Dave Butler (bring your binoculars!)

930AM – Sign-in Open

10AM – WELCOME TO BIOBLITZ w/ morning refreshments
Independent data-collecting using iNaturalist begins for the day!
Family-friendly Guided Hike – Birds – Led by Simon Kline (bring your binoculars!)

11AM – Family-friendly Guided Hike – Herpetology - Led by Dr. Michael Black

12PM – Family-friendly Guided Hike – Macro-invertebrates - Led by Dr. Amy Reber

1PM – Family-friendly Guided Hike – Forestry - Led by Trees Atlanta

2PM – Family-friendly Guided Hike – Bugs - Led by Brandon Claridge & Gregory Dash

3pm – Family-friendly Guided Hike – Geology of CSNP’s Rocks – Led by Georgia Rocks

330PM – Music by The Low Hanging Fruit with beer provided by Wild Heaven

5PM – That’s a wrap folks!

(All guided hikes start at the pavilion so meet your guide there! Remember your sunscreen and insect repellent!!)

To register as a participant, go to

If you are interested in volunteering to help at the BioBlitz, visit

Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve
2580 Pine Bluff Drive
Decatur, GA 30033