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BioBlitz at Almaden Quicksilver

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Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful

Come out and explore nature
All ages welcome to beautify Hellyer Park around Coyote Creek.

++ RSVP required at https://211205-bioblitz.eventbrite.com/?aff=vm

BioBlitz
Sunday December 5th 9AM - 11AM
Location:Mockingbird Hill Ln entrance, San Jose, CA 95120

A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time. At a BioBlitz, scientists, families, students, teachers, and other community members work together to get an overall count of the plants, animals, fungi, and other organisms that live in a place.

Join the BioBlitz where you and experts come together to explore a local Park, and document observations of all living things in a short period of time.

Docents will guide you and teach you to use the iNaturalist app on your smartphone to record all the living things you encounter. Flowers, trees, butterflies, dragonflies, and beetles, birds, and squirrels. We love them all - now let's go find them!

++ RSVP required at https://211205-bioblitz.eventbrite.com/?aff=vm

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About Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful

Location:

5339 Prospect Rd #281, San Jose, CA 95129, US

Mission Statement

Our vision is a vibrant Coyote Creek: clean waters, abundant wildlife, and natural beauty that everyone can enjoy. We’re accomplishing this by both mobilizing community resources and participation, and by engaging community members to become the creek’s advocates and caretakers. Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful works with community groups, public agencies, and students to restore Coyote Creek through cleanups, plantings, recreational and cultural activities, and educational partnerships.

Description

Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful provides leadership to bring related community groups and public agencies affiliated with Coyote Creek. Primary funding is provided through a partnership grant from the City of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley Water District.


Thinking cyclically about engaging the greater Coyote Creek community, people take care of the creek, which leads to gaining a further understanding of the creek, which leads to enjoyment and usage of the creek, which leads people back to caring for the creek. All these activities engage people to become the creek's advocates and caretakers.
Children & Youth
Community
Environment

WHEN

Sun Dec 05, 2021
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WHERE

Mockingbird Hill LnAlmaden Quicksilver County ParkSan Jose, CA 95120

(37.1697,-121.84487)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Botany
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 hours

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