When most people think of bees, they think of honey bees. But did you know that there are over 4,000 species of bees in the U.S.? Join us to find and document the many species of native bees in your neighborhood!
Armed with curiosity, your phone and the iNaturalist app, you'll search for bees and capture photos of some of the bee species in your area. Join us and take an extraordinary look into the fascinating world of bees, the pollinators responsible for nearly one in every three bites of food you eat.
June 17 - 23, 2019
National Pollinator Week
Find a BeeBlitz near you below.
Scroll down to see the BeeBlitz locations and sign up for a BeeBlitz in your area. Spots are limited, so you'll need to sign up. Please RSVP if you mean it!
Familiarize yourself with iNaturalist so you're ready to roll at the BeeBlitz! Upload a photo of an animal or plant for identification.
Show up to your BeeBlitz with your phone or camera and have fun!
Sign-up is available for BeeBlitz locations below.
Please check back later to sign up for these locations.
Great, Step 1 is done! Now tackle Step 2 and download iNaturalist.
Through Citizen Science projects like the BeeBlitz, many people have had unexpected encounters with rare bees - and you could be next!
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We're proud to offer BeeBlitz during National Pollinator Week, a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. National Pollinator Week initiated and is managed by Pollinator Partnership.