iNaturalist Vermont Atlas of Life
July 20 and September 29, 2013 - Report
In 2013 the Park hosted two field days for visitors to learn more about nature and how to contribute their natural history sightings to online citizen scientist databases. Field sessions focused on birds, plants, bees, and moths. Over 60 visitors of all ages joined the programs lead by biologists from the Vermont Center for Ecostudies.Observations were entered into iNaturalist and eBird. iNaturalist sightings for the Park can be seen at iNaturalist MABI places. See an eBird bar graph for the park.
Did You Know?
Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. wrote to George Perkins Marsh in 1857, asking his advice on promoting "free soil" settlement in Texas to challenge the westward expansion of slavery. Strongly anti-slavery, both men would also champion land stewardship and public access to places like Yosemite Valley.