MILWAUKEE - The
Milwaukee Public Museum is taking science out of the lab at
its free second annual BioBlitz from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday at Grant Park, 100 E. Hawthorne Ave.
community can discover the variety of species - from plants to
birds and mammals to insects and fish - living in their
backyard as well as inspire a new generation of scientists.
Museum on Conservation allows guests to be the curator and
bring an object that tells the story of conservation efforts
locally or to see what community members are doing to help
preserve the planet.
scientists and find out what they’ve found so far. Ask
microscopes to discover tiny creatures from different habitats
with MPM educators.
from the Schlitz Audubon Center will give visitors the tools
to complete their own mini-BioBlitz as well as show plants and
invasive species in Wisconsin. There will be a special
activity for early learners.
skulls and feel fur pelts from the U.S. Forestry Service
the tally of all the species discovered, with a shotgun stop,
at 3 p.m.