iNaturalist Explorers

iNaturalist Explorers

Be an iNaturalist Explorer!

Are you interested in learning about wild plants and animals in Grapevine? Join us as we take a guided nature hike through Parr Park and use the iNaturalist app to identify species and document our discoveries!  Each month a different guest expert will lead the guided hike and focus on new plants or animals. Smart phones are helpful but not required. All training provided.

Dates: April 6, May 4, July 6, October 5, November 2

Location: Parr Park Rotary Pavilion

Ages: All ages.

Time: 9:00-10:30pm

Fee: Free

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Tip: Before you come, please download the iNaturalist app on your phone or device. We will help you navigate the app and post your own photo observations when you come to explore with us.

 

Join iNaturalist Explorers Advanced!

If you are passionate about nature and have some experience using iNaturalist, join us in exploring the wilder areas of our lake parks and collecting biodiversity data. We will meet briefly near the entrance, identify areas for exploration, and set off in small groups to explore, photograph, and document discoveries.

Date: June 1

Location: Lake View Park

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Ages: 8+ years

Fee: Free

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Dates: August 3

Location: Katie’s Woods Park

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Ages: 8+ years

Fee: Free

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Dates: September 7

Location: Meadowmere Park

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Ages: 8+ years

Fee: Free

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Check out iNaturalist online too – it is a citizen science tool and community forum where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world. It is the best place to see photos of the wild plants and animals in Grapevine. To explore nature in Grapevine, click on the Observation tab and type in “Grapevine, TX” or a park such as “Parr Park” or “Meadowmere Park” in the location box.

Happy Exploring!

City Nature Challenge 2019April 26-29thLocationTimeAge
Nature Search: Live Creatures, Hand-On ActivitiesApril 26Parr Park3-5 pmAll Ages
BatBlitzApril 26Parr Park7:30 – 9 pm8+ years
Nature SearchApril 27Parr Park1 - 4 pmAll Ages
Nature Search: Live Creatures, Hand-On ActivitiesApril 27Parr Park1 - 4 pmAll Ages
BioBlitzApril 28Meadowmere Park1 - 4 pm8+ years

Download the iNaturalist app today!