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BioBlitz Volunteers: Peek into Biodiversity at LickCreek Park Blogs.tamu.edu/BioBlitz Contact: Dr. Jane Packard J-Packard@tamu.edu Prepared in collaboration with Bernard Smalls How can I participate? TMN Volunteer opportunities Survey hours: contact team co-leaders

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bioblitz volunteers peek into biodiversity at lickcreek park

BioBlitz Volunteers: Peek into Biodiversityat LickCreek Park

Blogs.tamu.edu/BioBlitz

Contact: Dr. Jane Packard

J-Packard@tamu.edu

Prepared in collaboration with Bernard Smalls

tmn volunteer opportunities
TMN Volunteer opportunities
  • Survey hours: contact team co-leaders
    • Birds – Betty Vermeire
    • Fish- Dwight Bohlmeyer
    • Herps- Gus Cothran
    • Inverts- Ed Riley
    • Mammals- Connie Flickinger
    • Plants- Punnee Soonthorpen
  • Community service hours: contact team co-leaders
    • Educational activities at the booths
    • Walks & talks at the Registration tent
    • Logistics (publicity, set-up, registration, parking)- Jim Waldson
  • Development hours
    • Coordinate team efforts and report survey results- Jane Packard
what is bioblitz
What is BioBlitz?
  • BioBlitz is a comprehensive, “24- hour survey” that monitors local biodiversity in Lick Creek Park
  • First weekend in April Fri-Sat eve
  • On the College Station events calendar
lick creek park urban oasis
Lick Creek Park: “urban oasis”
  • Habitat fragment in city
  • Since1987= 515 acres
  • Home to both rare

and familiar species:

    • Birders’ delight to discover
      • neotropical migrants, barred owls, swainson’s thrush…
    • Kids’ first chance to meet
      • deer, raccoon, coyote, bobcats, opossum, armadillo…
bioblitz 2010 grand tally
BioBlitz 2010 Grand Tally
  • Over 436 people attended
  • Tallied over 388 species of plants, mammals, birds, herps, fish, and inverts
  • Over 100 volunteers
  • Huge Success!!
thanks to all t hose involved
Thanks to All Those Involved
  • Student-Led Event
      • hosted by TAMU Society for Conservation Biology
      • in collaboration with the City of College Station
  • Community Volunteers:
    • TMN: Texas Master Naturalist

Brazos Valley Chapter

    • Brazos Valley Museum
    • Rio Brazos Audubon Society
    • Blinn Aquatic Center
    • BRASS
  • TAMU Partners
    • TWS: The Wildlife Society
    • AFS: Amer. Fisheries Society
    • TCWC: TX Coop. Wildlife Coll.
    • Zoological Society
    • Entomology Society
action items
Action Items
  • Contact info at: blogs.tamu.edu/bioblitz
  • Get on e-mail list: j-packard@tamu.edu
  • Respond to messages from TMN-BV
    • Fall team building
    • Spring planning meetings
    • Attend the event: “first weekend” in April