With much anticipation leading up to the occasion, BioBlitz at Weir Farm was a resounding success. The park well surpassed its goal of recording 100 species. As of Wednesday morning, 368 species were identified.
This year, more than 250 parks across the country have participated in a series of BioBlitz events to celebrate the National Park Service’s centennial. The cornerstone BioBlitz event in Washington, D.C., along with more than 100 other BioBlitz events, also took place this past weekend. More than 6,300 species were recorded nationwide.