Eco-Blitz at Steigerwald Lake NWR

06/17/2017, 7:30 am - 10:30 pm


Get your hands dirty and contribute to the Portland-Vancouver area Species Inventory!

At the Eco-Blitz, scientists, families, and community members will work together to get an overall count of the plants, animals, fungi, and other organisms that live at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The event is free and open to all ages. No experience is necessary! Volunteers will receive brief training on using the iNaturalist app and experts will be on hand to help identify species.

Registration is required. Snacks and beverages are provided!. You can sign up for one or more walks.

7:30am-9:30am Birding

7:30am-9:30am Tracking/Mammal

10:00am-12:00pm Insect

12pm-2:00pm Reptiles and Amphibians

12pm-2:00pm Plants

8:30pm-10:30pm Bat

Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/steigerwald-lake-nwr-eco-blitz-tickets-33912550351?aff=eac2

Where:

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Washougal, Wa 98671

When:
Saturday June 17th, 7:30am-10:30pm (time shifts of various species identification groups given at registration)

What to Bring:

• Water bottle
• Sunscreen, bug repellent and a hat
• Good walking shoes
• Dress for the weather

Event Hosted By: Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards and the US Fish and Wildlife Service

With Support from: The Intertwine Alliance, National Park Service, Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership and the Columbia River Gorge National Fish Hatchery Complex.

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