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Presidio City Nature Challenge Bioblitz


  • Presidio 50 Moraga Ave SF, CA, 94129 United States (map)

Join us for the City Nature Challenge 2019 @ the Presidio, part of an annual worldwide competition where city dwellers make observations of “nature where they live.”

Through four days of events, team up with experienced naturalists to record wild plants and animals using the free iNaturalist app.

Your observations will help San Francisco compete in the City Nature Challenge. Last year, the Presidio helped San Francisco win the international competition among 60 cities across the globe. In total, San Francisco teams made 41,737 observations and counted 3,211 species!

Activities are free and open to all. Some require pre-registration.

City Nature Challenge Bioblitz Events – all around the Presidio!

Join us for a Presidio bioblitz, where you'll help identify as many species as possible over a short period of time. We'll use iNaturalist, a community-powered website and app, to upload and share observations and to get help from other users. Bioblitzes are being held at 16 sites all around the Presidio!

FRI APR 26
8 - 10AM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: El Polin Springs El Polin Spring
9 - 10:30AM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: Eastern TributaryPaul Goode Field
1:30 - 3PM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: Thompson ReachPresidio Transit Center
2 - 4PM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: Crissy FieldCrissy Field Overlook

SAT APR 27
1 - 2:15PM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: Presidio Nursery to Lower Dragonfly Creek Presidio Nursery
2 - 3:30PM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: Coastal Bluffs Golden Gate
2 - 4PM City Nature Challenge at Mountain Lake Mountain Lake
2:30 - 4PM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: El Polin Springs (Day 2) El Polin Springs

SUN APR 28
10:30AM - 12PM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: North Pershing Dunes Golden Gate
2:30 - 4PM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: Inspiration Point Inspiration Point Overlook

MON APR 29
8 - 9:30AM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: World War II Memorial World War II Memorial to the Missing
9 - 10:30AM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: YMCA Reach Main Post
10 - 11:30AM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: Rob Hill Rob Hill Campground
10:30AM - 12PM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: Lobos Creek Valley Southern Wilds
1 - 3PM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: Presidio Hills and Lobos Creek Presidio Hills and Lobos Creek
2:30 - 4PM City Nature Challenge Bioblitz: Dragonfly Creek Golden Gate

Earlier Event: April 24
Afternoon Movie: TBD