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City Nature Challenge 2017: The Wasatch Front

Main Project Information
Presented By Natural History Museum of Utah
Goal Urban biodiversity along the Wasatch Front
Task Document urban biodiversity using iNaturalist
Where Davis County, Utah, United States of America, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States of America, Utah County, Utah, United States of America, Weber County, Utah, United States of America

Cities across the country are competing to document their urban nature in the City Nature Challenge 2017. The Natural History Museum of Utah is leading a City Nature Challenge team for the Wasatch Front. Join NHMU on a citizen science quest to record our rich biodiversity!

How to Join

Participating in the City Nature Challenge is easy. Contribute observations between April 14 and April 18 anyplace in Weber, Davis, Salt Lake, or Utah County.

1. Download the free iNaturalist app to your mobile device
2. Take photos to make observations of wild plants and animals in your backyard, a park, the foothills - anywhere you find nature
3. Upload your photos to iNaturalist
4. Learn more as the iNaturalist community helps identify your observations

Learn about local events, how to win prizes, and more at

Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Average Time Less than an hour
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike, At home, In snow or rain, On a walk, run, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At night, At sports stadiums
Training Materials
Class Materials
Tags bioblitz, city nature challenge, davis county, inaturalist, salt lake city, salt lake county, utah, utah county, weber county
Project Updated 05/23/2018