Bio Blitz 2014

Thank you for making this past Bio-Blitz a success!

Stay tuned for the 2015 Bio-Blitz Results.

BioBlitz-Union Ditch

We need your feedback:  If you volunteered at the 2014 Bio-Blitz, please take a few minutes to provide your feedback: Survey for volunteers


Special thanks to our sponsors: Joliet Pilcher Park, IL American Water, Tinley Park’s Environmental Commission Board, Sierra Club, Chicago Wilderness, Huff & Huff, Inc., Will County Forest Preserve, New Lenox Public Works, and Hickory Creek Watershed Planning Group !

Where was the Bio-Blitz?  Volunteers collected and sorted macroinvertebrates at five locations:

1)      Hickory Creek at Joliet Pilcher Park Nature Center BioBlitz-Hickory Creek

2)     Spring Creek at Will County Forest Preserve BioBlitz_SpringCreek

3)      Hickory Creek at New Lenox STP #1BioBlitz-New Lenox

4)      Union Ditch at  at Union Creek Community Park, Tinley Park, ILBioBlitz-Union Ditch

3)      Spring Creek, at Messenger Marsh, Homer Glen, IL.  Sponsored by IL American Oak Valley Water Reclamation Facility.

BioBlitz-Messenger Marsh



Volunteer as a “Citizen Scientist” for 2105 Bio-Blitz! What better way to get involved in your own community, while learning more about the biology of your stream. As a “Citizen Scientist” you will assist the “Bio-Blitz Scientist” in collecting and sorting aquatic organisms in our streams.  SIGN UP  TODAY!

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Bio Blitz - Current(small)

Bio Blitz – Current(small)