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BioBlitz 2013: Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

BioBlitz 2013: Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

Help us count and identify species in the wetlands of Louisiana! National Geographic and the National Park Service are hosting a BioBlitz in Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 17-18, 2013. Activity at the BioBlitz will be concentrated in the Barataria Preserve, a large area south of New Orleans with habitats ranging from hardwood forests to swamps, and home to alligators, egrets, dwarf palmetto trees, and so much more. An abundance of organisms can be found across all habitat types in the preserve. Sign in to join mission

BioBlitz 2013: Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
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This two-day celebration of biodiversity in and around New Orleans centers on a 24-hour race to count species. Join this mission to add your wildlife spottings from Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & (Barataria) Preserve before, during, and after this great event. Note: Since this is a collaboration between Project Noah, the National Geographic Society and the National Park Service, special Terms apply to submissions to this mission. By joining this mission you agree to the Terms & Conditions.

BioBlitz 2013: Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

Lat: 29.81 Long: -90.14

Recent Spottings

Spotting Uday 1 1 Spotting
American Alligator ronfellows2020 2 0 American Alligator
Indigo Bunting (female) gatorfellows 1 0 Indigo Bunting (female)
Lizard's Tail gatorfellows 1 0 Lizard's Tail
Juvenile crawfish LauraKreller 1 0 Juvenile crawfish
Puffer fish Amaya 4 0 Puffer fish
Needham's Skimmer Dragonfly gatorfellows 2 0 Needham's Skimmer Dragonfly
Apple snail eggs Ariana 4 0 Apple snail eggs
American Alligator gatorfellows 8 3 American Alligator
Copperhead Yasser 25 9 Copperhead
Aligator KarenReeves 4 2 Aligator
Green beetle Student 3 0 Green beetle
American alligator baytopper 1 2 American alligator
Nine-banded Armadillo Anne 1 0 Nine-banded Armadillo
Alligator LauraBartnicki 1 2 Alligator
American Alligator Ariana 1 1 American Alligator
Alligator samzuhlke 1 1 Alligator
Water Scorpion Ariana 2 0 Water Scorpion
American alligator Anne 1 0 American alligator
Alligator soconnor 1 1 Alligator
Orchard Orbweaver gatorfellows 4 2 Orchard Orbweaver
Spotting eguimbellot 0 2 Spotting
Eastern Pondhawk Dragonfly gatorfellows 2 0 Eastern Pondhawk Dragonfly
9 banded armadillo samzuhlke 2 0 9 banded armadillo
Nine-banded armadillo soconnor 2 1 Nine-banded armadillo
Armadillo Yasser 2 0 Armadillo
Crawfish schampag 2 1 Crawfish
Armadillo jeanlafittebioblitz 5 2 Armadillo
American Green Tree Frog Ariana 2 2 American Green Tree Frog
Duckweed firetail CricketsBlog 2 0 Duckweed firetail
Predacious diving beetle larvae baytopper 1 0 Predacious diving beetle larvae
Carolina Anole gatorfellows 1 2 Carolina Anole
Anole LauraMasserant 1 2 Anole
Green Frog gatorfellows 1 3 Green Frog
Squirrel treefrog soconnor 1 0 Squirrel treefrog
Nine-banded armadillos MaryFord 1 1 Nine-banded armadillos
Eyed elator aka eye spot click beetle Yasser 7 4 Eyed elator aka eye spot click beetle
Southern Copperhead jeanlafittebioblitz 1 0 Southern Copperhead
Apple snail schampag 3 2 Apple snail
Unnamed spotting soconnor 1 1 Unnamed spotting
Predacious diving beetle larvae swampmelissa 2 0 Predacious diving beetle larvae
Carolina Anole ronfellows2020 2 0 Carolina Anole
Carolina Anole gatorfellows 2 0 Carolina Anole
Orchard Orbweaver ronfellows2020 3 3 Orchard Orbweaver
Eastern Lubber Grasshopper samzuhlke 1 0 Eastern Lubber Grasshopper
Siren salamander LauraMasserant 3 0 Siren salamander
Carolina Anole gatorfellows 3 2 Carolina Anole
Six-spotted Fishing Spider Ariana 3 3 Six-spotted Fishing Spider
Blue Dasher Dragonfly gatorfellows 3 4 Blue Dasher Dragonfly
White-marked Tussock Moth Yasser 2 4 White-marked Tussock Moth

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