Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning will partner with the Tennessee Valley Authority in a Discover Life in America “BioBlitz” at Worthington Cemetery in Oak Ridge on Saturday.
A BioBlitz is an event in which the public is invited to help with plant and animal identification, an event notice said.
The event’s organizer, Melinda Watson of TVA Natural Resources, said Worthington was selected because of its unique and varied habitats, including a cedar barren, native warm season grass meadow, hardwoods, marsh/swamp, hemlocks, among other habitats, the event notice said.
Each participant needs to have access to a smartphone, tablet, or a camera with GPS capability, the TCWP said. [Read more…]