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City Nature Challenge 2020 - what happened?

Posted On: 28 May 2020   |   Posted By: Bristol Natural History Consortium

City Nature Challenge 2020 - what happened?

Over 4 epic days the residents of Bristol and Bath set about exploring nature on their doorstep to help put local wildlife on the map for City Nature Challenge alongside 244 city regions worldwide! From windows, gardens and daily outdoor exercise 550 people took up the challenge to record 8,875 wildlife observations!! Vital data that contributes to our understanding of local wildlife and how to protect it.
What is the Challenge?
City Nature Challenge is an epic, global citizen science project to collect information about our local wildlife. Taking place between 24-27, in 2020 Bristol and Bath collaborated with 244 cities across the world to find and record as much wildlife as possible, whilst helping residents of the region get a daily dose of nature during the lockdown.
Recording wildlife was encouraged through the mobile phone app iNaturalist and records made went on to inform local and national conservation work as the data has been downloaded and sent to the local biological record centre. For the third...

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