Scientists know very little about the plants and animals in the Karoo, and there is an urgent need to document the indigenous Karoo flora and fauna. This information will support responsible decision-making around the question of shale gas and other infrastructure development in the area.
What is BioBlitz?
A BioBlitz is an event for a short period of time when groups of scientist, naturalists and volunteers conduct a thorough field study to find and identify as many species of plants, animals, microbes, fungi and other organisms as possible within a certain area.
BioBlitz date: Saturday 16 April 2016
Venue: Meet at The Lord Milner Hotel, Matjiesfontein.
Time: Meet at the hotel at 08:30 sharp. We will return that afternoon.
Bring: Packed lunch, water, sunscreen, hats, comfortable clothes, walking shoes, cameras
RSVP: Dr Theresa Sethusa (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 31 March 2016