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National Public Lands Day Cape Perpetua BioBlitz

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Join us in exploring the beautiful public lands of the Cape Perpetua region during this annual event. Participants will engage in outdoor exploration and species inventorying, followed by a presentation from a former artist in residence at the Cape.

Activities like these help local scientists better catalogue and monitor the species of the region, while engaging the public in purposeful conversation about conservation.

When and Where:

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Group Walk: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: BioBlitz participants will meet at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center before embarking on guided hikes. These walks will take guests up into the old growth mforest and down to the intertidal areas of the Cape.

Presentation: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Janet Essley, former artist in residence for Cape Perpetua, will be giving a presentation examining a new perspective on migrating shorebirds through Cultural Cartography of the annual Migration of Red Knots. This program is FREE. Bring your waterproof shoes, raincoat, binoculars, water and snacks.

RSVP:

To Ian Throckmorton, Cape Perpetua BioBlitz Coordinator, at CPbioblitz@gmail.com.

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