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City Nature Challenge

April 28, 2023 - May 7, 2023
Get outside. Watch nature. ID and discover. Free. All ages. Help the Puget Sound area (including Tacoma, Seattle, Bellevue, Everett and any place within Snohomish, King and Pierce counties!) show the world how biodiverse our region is by making observations of local species during City Nature Challenge!

Join. Watch. Discover.

Watch nature
And report your findings Apr. 28 - May 1
Join us, plus partners Northwest Trek and Woodland Park Zoo, in finding and documenting as much wildlife as you can! Report your findings on the iNaturalist app from April 28-May 1. Not familiar with the app? Not to worry, it’s super user-friendly.
Get iNaturalist
Then ID your findings
on the app, through May 7.
Through May 7, ID as many wildlife findings as you can on iNaturalist - your own or other people's.
Who will find the most species?
Or the most unusual?
Every year, everyone has a chance to be the best at spotting nature! Can Tacoma record the most sightings? Can YOU find the most unusual species? Get out there and let's see!
About the Challenge
Individual Orientation
Orientation for Individuals & Families Tuesday, April 25, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Educator Orientation
Individual Orientation

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