The 2021 City Nature Challenge will take place in two parts:
April 30th – May 3rd
Taking pictures of wild plants and animals
May 4th – May 9th
Identifying what was found
Help Rochester compete with cities all around the world to make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people over a three-day period! All you have to do is:
1. Download the iNaturalist app on your phone and make an account
2. Take photos of wild animals and plants in our area
3. Upload the photos to iNaturalist (be sure the photos are geo-tagged)
4. Learn more as your finds get identified!
Take photos in your back yard, on a hike, or around town!
Results will be announced on Monday, May 10th. Will you help Rochester win?
Join us for a nature hike!
When: Sunday, May 1 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Seneca Park Zoo
Join us on a hike through Seneca Park Zoo, led by a Zoo Naturalist, to make observations for this year’s City Nature Challenge! Meet at the Zoo gates at 10 a.m.