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2014 BioBlitz

Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25

The 2014 Ontario BioBlitz, taking place in the Humber Valley, engages nature lovers of all ages as citizen scientists. The goal of this project is to document all life in the Humber Valley while educating Ontarians about the importance of our biological diversity.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Saturday, May 24
10 am Aboriginal Ceremony with Elder Garry Sault of the Mississaugas of New Credit
11:30 am BioBlitz Opening Ceremony
12:30 pm Bat Box Workshop; Hike the Humber; McMichael Highlights Tour
1 pm Toronto Zoo Wildlife Ambassadors presentation; Field Sketching Workshop
1:30 pm Aboriginal Storytelling; Hike the Humber; McMichael Family Tour; Bat Box Workshop
2 pm Field Sketching Workshop; McMichael Special Exhibitions Tour
2:30 pm McMichael Sculpture Garden Tour; Hike the Humber; Meet the Artist, with Hillary Hatzipetrakos; Bat Box Workshop
3 pm Field Sketching Workshop; McMichael Art and Nature Tour
4:30 pm Hike the Humber

Sunday, May 25
10:30 am Hike the Humber; Bat Box Workshop
12 pm Closing Ceremony
12:30 pm Hike the Humber; McMichael Highlights Tour
1 pm Field Sketching Workshop
1:30 pm Aboriginal Storytelling; McMichael Family Tour
2 pm Field Sketching Workshop; McMichael Special Exhibitions Tour
2:30 pm McMichael Sculpture Garden Tour; Hike the Humber; Meet the Artist, with Hillary Hatzipetrakos
3 pm Field Sketching Workshop; McMichael Art and Nature Tour

DAILY ONGOING ACTIVITIES

10 am to 4:30 pm BIObus Children's Science Activities
10 am to 3 pm I Can Hear the River Now by Hillary Hatzipetrakos
11 am to 3 pm Conservation Partners In Action - BioBlitz Fair
12:30 to 4:30 pm Art and Nature Children’s Activity Room


Download a printable copy of the BioBlitz Program Schedule

Cost:

general public: Included with gallery admission.
All BioBlitzers are offered two-for-one admission to the gallery

Reservation: Not required


Related Publications:

Visit the official BioBlitz website

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