‘Bioblitz’ Survey Planned For Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

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24-hour survey of biological diversity in an area

ABOVE VIDEO: The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary Management & Education Center is hosting a bioblitz starting at 1 p.m. May 23 through 1 p.m. May 24 at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary in Titusville. A bioblitz is a 24-hour survey of the biological diversity in a specified area.

BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary Management & Education Center is hosting a bioblitz starting at 1 p.m. May 23 through 1 p.m. May 24 at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary in Titusville.

enchanted forest sanctuary-180A bioblitz is a 24-hour survey of the biological diversity in a specified area.

The purpose of this event is to catalog the species positively identified within a 24-hour period at the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, increase the public awareness of the biological diversity in Brevard County, provide a fun and educational recreation activity to the general public, for field experts to have the opportunity to share their passions and knowledge with each other and the general public, and to celebrate International Biological Diversity Day.

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The  Enchanted Forest Sanctuary Management & Education Center is seeking scientists, experts, and naturalists that would be interested in participating by leading surveys of a specified taxa, helping in the identification of species, and/or hosting talks/tables to educate the public on the species and biodiversity of Brevard County.

If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please contact Sarah Kraum by phone, 321-264-5185 or email sarah.kraum@brevardparks.com by Feb. 20.


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