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Texas Pollinator Bioblitz

Date: 
October 8, 2016

Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area invites everyone of all ages to participate in the Texas Pollinator BioBlitz (TPB) on Saturday afternoon and evening, October 8th from 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. 

Bring your camera and/or iPhone to Tandy Hills and see how many pollinators you can find and identify. Examples of pollinators include, butterflies, moths, bees, bats, hummingbirds, wasps, flies and beetles. Tandy Hills has all of these.
 
Sam Kieschnick, Urban Biologist with Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept., will be on-hand to help you identify what you find and post to iNaturalist or the dedicated TPB Facebook page. (It will help if you get an Instagram app for your phone before arriving.) Sam will have special lights set up for attracting insects after dark. Remember to use the hashtag, #SaveThePollinators when you post photos and and observations.
 
Stick around for the PrairieSky / StarParty from sunset until 11 p.m. Look at the night sky through telescopes set up by members of the Fort Worth Astronomical Society. It's all free.
 
Helpful links:
 
> Go here to register for the Texas Pollinator BioBlitz: http://tpwd.texas.gov/education/bioblitz/participate#individual
> Go here to see the Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1648562695457020/
> Go here to get an Instagram app for your phone: https://www.instagram.com
> Go here to join the Texas Pollinator Bioblitz iNaturalist Project: http://www.inaturalist.org/projects/2016-texas-pollinator-bioblitz?utm_c...