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Summer BioBlitz: Trees and Plants

July 20 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am

Free

Join us to explore the tallest of trees to the smallest of weeds. Learn how to identify different plants at Riverwood by leaves, berries, flowers, and bark! All count towards our ongoing BioBlitz!

With the help of community scientists like you, we’re aiming to grow our knowledge of Riverwood’s plants and animals, and the impact that climate change has on their populations. Our Summer BioBlitz will utilize iNaturalist to gather observations from around our natural areas. Prior to this event, please download the free app, create an account, and join the iNaturalist project.

Important Information

This program is suitable for all ages.

Dress for the weather. This is a rain-or-shine event unless severe weather is in the forecast. 

No dogs permitted, service animals welcome.

Difficulty Rating

Easy. This program will remain on the top terrace of Riverwood, involving the garden spaces and Green Trail.

About the Presenter

Derek Stone is a lifelong naturalist and wildlife enthusiast, who pursued his degree in Environmental Studies and Resource Management at Trent University with a focus on ecology and public policy. Since then, Derek has engaged in multiple positions that focus on monitoring and restoring degraded environments, and enthusiastically engaging the public with nature. As The Riverwood Conservancy’s Director of Programs, Derek focuses on creating strong connections between nature and people, and embracing those connections to support both our environment and our community.

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4150 Riverwood Park Lane
Mississauga, Ontario L5C 2S7 Canada
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