Run a Bioblitz with iNaturalist NZ

Running a Bioblitz is a great way to explore your local environment and get a baseline for the plants and animals in your school or kura and surrounding neighbourhood. If it becomes a regular event, ākonga will be able to track any changes and take action to improve biodiversity in your area.

If you haven't used iNaturalist NZ before or haven't set up a Bioblitz event using this tool, we highly recommend reading the Teacher Guide first and connecting with local environmental education providers who should be able to support you.

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The website link provided above takes you to a summary of how to run a Bioblitz successfully, including technical advice and examples.

You could also check out these related pages:

Tips for using iNaturalist from the Science Learning Hub

Posters and information from Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research

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