Invasives Strike Force EcoQuest Challenge: October 2021

Do you love being outdoors and searching for interesting critters and plants in nature? Or maybe you love taking photos when you are out hiking or gardening? Or maybe you just love scavenger hunts! Our EcoQuest surveys allow you to become a part of the action and help us document invasive species in our region while having fun in the process!

The first step in becoming an EcoQuest surveyor is to register for the challenges by clicking on the "Sign up now" below or above right. Once you are registered, you will receive a monthly email from Invasive Species Citizen Science Coordinator, Brent Boscarino, with information on a focal species (or two!) to be on the lookout for, photograph and upload to the citizen science database, iNaturalist.

This month's challenge species/focuses are: Princess tree (Paulownia tomentosa) and catalpa trees (Catalpa genus)

For more information on the EcoQuest Challenge, including how to get started with iNaturalist as well more detailed information on this month's challenge species, please visit the Invasives Strike Force EcoQuest Challenge's homepage:  Be sure to hit the Sign Up Now button on this site first to get on the monthly Challenge mailing list!

October 1st, 2021 12:00 AM
New York and New Jersey
United States
Additional event information
Coordinator Brent Boscarino
For more information, contact... Brent at [email protected] or 201-512-9348