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City Nature Challenge at Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Small, red-backed salamander on an orange leaf.

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News Release Date: April 20, 2022

Contact: Bill Fuchs, National Park Service

SAUGUS, MA — Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site and the Saugus River Watershed Council invite you to a City Nature Challenge event on Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Saugus Iron Works. Park staff and volunteers will have a resource table to help you explore the park. Activities suitable for all and includes guided walks, identifying fish and aquatic insects, and introduce you to iNaturalist.

The City Nature Challenge is an international effort to document all forms of life (animals, plants, fungi and more) in parks, towns, cities, and your backyard that will take place between April 29 and May 2, 2022. During the City Nature Challenge, you can document all the species you see. It is as simple as exploring, photographing living things and sharing the photographs to the iNaturalist app (free and available for both Android and iPhone).

Last updated: April 21, 2022

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