Blockbuster Survey

How to Prepare for Blockbuster Survey Plant ID:

  • The Blockbuster survey combines some species from both Standard and Intermediate species lists, with an additional 11 plants that are threats or emerging.
  • Complete Standard and Intermediate training and receive an invitation to survey for Blockbuster.
  • Download the FULL Blockbuster Survey Plant ID Guide

Collecting Your Data

Plant data collection methods

Data Collection Methods (PDF) - Be sure to bring this handy guide on the trail.

Data Sheets

Volunteer Time Record (PDF) - It is important to us to track the hours our volunteers give to us since this time can count as "match" for grants. You can use this form to track your hours.

 You should be armed with ten (10) of these!  You may not need them all, but better to be safe.  Feel free to print double-sided:

How to Take Photos of Plants

A Guide to Plant Photography (Powerpoint presentation)


Returning Your Data

Read the Instructions for Returning your Data.

Download the Blockbuster Data Submission Form spreadsheet (XLS) to type in your data

Contact or visit the Trail Conference Office to return your borrowed GPS unit.

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