<!--StartFragment-->The Friends of Wolf Trap will be working with the National Park Service, Audubon Society, Northern Virginia Master Gardeners, and Volunteers on the Bio-blitz at Wolf Trap, May 20/21, 2016. We will be inviting 15 - 20 4th graders from Colvin Run Elementary School. <!--EndFragment-->
Experts and volunteers will be on hand to assist students, to educate during the activity, and to respond to questions.
<!--StartFragment-->The Bio -blitz is a national event. The focus for students participating at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts will be to identify and report the number of plants, pollinator species, birds and other animals in 5 diverse areas: native, vegetable and shade gardens, hiking trail, farm pond, and marsh area. Since 2014 Citizen Scientists and the Audubon in catalogued over 40 species of plants, over 60 species of bees, 42 species of butterflies, and over 100 species of birds in newly created habitat. Documentation and new sightings are ongoing. <!--EndFragment-->