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Greater Austin EcoBlitz

05/05/2018 - 9:00am
Camp Cypres
Free, Community Event

Join the YMCA of Austin and multiple community partners in celebrating biodiversity. Explore Camp Cypress, a pristine, 85-acre preserve along the banks of Onion Creek. The EcoBlitz will be a collaborative effort in which researchers and the general public work together to identify as many species as possible in a four-hour period. Youth and families of all ages are invited to join biologists, park interpreters and naturalists as they learn about the plants and animals around them.

Activities include

  • Guided hikes
  • Species identifications and wildlife tracking using the iNaturalist mobile app
  • Kid-friendly activity booths

When: Saturday May 5, 9:00am–1:00pm

Location: YMCA Camp Cypress


  • Free Family Event
  • All ages
  • Lunch & refreshments provided

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