Orientation: City Nature Challenge 2024

2024 City Nature Challenge Educator Orientation

The NaturCity Nature Challenge 2024 will take place April 26 – April 29, 2024.  Community members in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties are encouraged to get outside and log their nature observations via the iNaturalist app.

Educators, outdoor group leaders, land managers and any other movers and shakers in the naturalist and environmental education world can join and engage in this amazing event. Join your Seattle-Tacoma CNC planning team for this fun and informative virtual session and learn how you and your network can help lead participation in this global event.  Let’s get people outdoors and engaged with their nearby nature!

When: Thursday, February 15, 2024, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

How:   Advance registration is required.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Who: Educators (classroom, informal, nature, outdoor, etc.) and other group and environmental leaders in King, Pierce or Snohomish Counties who wants to help get people engaged in City Nature Challenge

What:  The background and goals of this global and local event, how to use the iNaturalist app both to upload and to explore observations, and share some fun stories of past events will all be covered. Also discussions on creative ideas for how best to motivate and lead others to successfully participate in this event. Tips on maintaining respectful relationships with nature and how to find wild plants and animals in unexpected places will be included!


Global: City Nature Challenge

Seattle-Tacoma City Nature Challenge: Woodland Park Zoo and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Hosted by: Your Seattle-Tacoma CNC Planning Team – Woodland Park Zoo, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Habitat at Home Program,  Green Tukwila / City of Tukwila, The Nature Conservancy in Washington, Washington Invasive Species Council, Washington State Department of Agriculture Pest Program

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