GRAND OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT

Glen Run Nature Preserve (GRNP) Grand Opening & BioBlitz FREE EVENT

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 from 9am-3pm

GRAND OPENING GLEN RUN NATURE PRESERVE 4PM 6/23 at GRNP

Where:  Pocono Heritage Land Trust’s 180 acre Glen Run Nature Preserve will be the location of the 2018 BioBlitz, sponsored by MCCD and Kettle Creek Environmental Fund.

What:  A BioBlitz is designed to be part contest, part festival, part educational event and part scientific endeavor that will bring together scientists and the public, in a race against time to count species of plants and animals that live at PHLT Glen Run Nature Preserve.

When:  The public is welcome to get involved on Saturday, June 23 from 9am-3pm.  The final species count will be announced at 3pm at Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge.  You can help for a few hours or just stop by to learn about the process.  Kids of all ages will be excited to observe and learn about how scientists do their jobs in the lab and in the field.

Grand Opening GRNP:  Meet at 4pm at Glen Run Nature Preserve for RIBBON CUTTING and THANK YOU to Gary Olson and the ESSA Foundation Board!  A short hike or bike ride to follow Grand Opening on the new trails with Pocono Bike Club!  BYO Bike/Helmet

Location of BioBlitz: 40.971023, -75.171401  Location of GRNP: 40.96963, -75.19133

For more information or to sign up as part of a survey team, please call the Monroe County Environmental Education Center at 570.629.3061

Location & Directions to Grand Opening Glen Run:  https://goo.gl/maps/QKpTjGcuNR72