Join us for our first annual BioBlitz! The golf course will be open to observers from 4:30pm until dusk. Check-in the golf shop to receive an observer guide checklist or inquire about the inaturalist app.
Location: The Glencoe Golf Club
Date: May 7th - 14th
Time: 4:30pm until 8:00pm
What is a BioBlitz?
BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time.
Identify Species and Win Prizes
Participate in a free species counting competition designed to showcase the environmental value of the natural habitats found on the Glencoe Golf Club. Prizes will be awarded for Most Species Identifed and Best Photo!
Special Event - Friday, May 11th
The Glencoe Golf Club is hosting a FREE nature lovers event filled with outdoor fun and educational activities. Join us May 11th at 5:30pm, to enjoy nature while counting plant and animal species located on the golf course. Learn all about the GGC’s eco-friendly practices and the work that has been done to create habitat for wildlife, pollinators and especially the Monarch Butterflies!! Awards will be given for Most Species counted and Best Nature Photo.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
5:30 - Welcome and BioBlitz Instructions
5:45 - Guided Species Tours and Open Exploration
Take a walk with a nature docent and explore the dierent species of plants and wildlife that inhabit the golf course.
6:30 - Screech Owl Presentation
Visit with a Screech Owl to learn all about their native habitat, behavior, and diet. Rich and Karen Weiner with rescuethebirds.org will be on site to answer any questions.
7:00 - Open Exploration
Hot dogs and refreshments will be served from 5:30 until 6:00.
Visit Glencoe Golf Club for more information