Nature-Based Citizen Science Programs in Arlington, Virginia

Community Based Monitoring & the Role of Citizen Science
Oral Presentation

Prepared by A. Abugattas
Capital Naturalist, and Arlington County VA Parks, 2700 S Taylor St, Arlington, VA, 22310, United States


Contact Information: [email protected]; 571-274-7403


ABSTRACT

An overview of the nature-based citizen science programs in Arlington, Virginia. This will include participation in the global City Nature Challenge, iNaturalist and BioBlitzes, and how Arlington benefits from these efforts. These will include the detection of new or extirpated species, new invasive species, and detection of unusual species. Other programs and benefits will also be mentioned and covered.