The Sandy River Watershed Council, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, Port of Portland, and The Intertwine Alliance, is pleased to welcome back the 3rd Annual Sandy River Delta EcoBlitz on this Saturday, May 12th.
The EcoBlitz engages community members and pairs them with species identification specialists to inventory the biota of the Sandy River Delta using the iNaturalist smartphone app to record observations. Last year, we observed 105 species of plants and animals, including hedgehog slugs and woodland buttercups.
We will host morning and afternoon outings, with morning groups meeting at the Delta at 9:00am to receive training and survey from 9:15am–11:30am. The afternoon groups will gather at 12:00pm for training and inventory from 12:15–2:30pm. Birding groups will meet at 7AM. There will be light refreshments available.
To register as a community volunteer for the day, visit our online registration.
To help you prepare for the day, we’ve put together a Species Guide to the Sandy River Delta. Check it out!