Encyclopedia of Life 2013 National Parks BioBlitz Wrap Up

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Examples of resources from the Encyclopedia of Life (www.eol.org) that were used for the 2013 BioBlitz at Barataria Preserve - Jean Lafitte National Historical Park. More information can be found at: http://eol.org/info/bioblitz_2013

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Encyclopedia of Life 2013 National Parks BioBlitz Wrap Up

  1. 1. BioBlitz Resources
  2. 2. What is the Encyclopedia of Life?The Encyclopedia of Life is a collaborative effort among scientists andthe general public to bring information together about all 1.9 millionnamed and known species, in a common format, freely available onthe internet. Available at eol.org
  3. 3. BioBlitz Resources• Podcasts• Species Collections• Field Guides• Memory Game• Bingo GameLinks to these resources are available here:http://eol.org/info/bioblitz_2013
  4. 4. PodcastsIn just five minutes you can listen and learn about some of the species found at theBarataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.Red Swamp Crawfishpodcast and audioslideshow(Location: Louisiana)Water Hyacinthpodcast(Location: Africa)Anole Lizardpodcast(Location: Global)
  5. 5. Species CollectionsLearn more about the types of plants and animals at the Barataria Preserve or learnhow to make your own Collection on EOL.http://eol.org/communities/180/collections
  6. 6. Field GuidesCheck out one of these field guides created for the BioBlitz to learn about speciesyou may see or print them out and take them with you into the field!http://eol.org/info/bioblitz_2013Or make your own! Fieldguides.eol.org
  7. 7. Memory GamePlay this classic memory game and test your knowledge of species that live in JeanLafitte National Historical Park and Preserve: http://eol.org/info/bioblitz_2013Or make your own from any EOL Collection! http://fieldguides.eol.org/memory/#
  8. 8. Bingo!Check out Barataria Preserve Highlights Bingo or Barataria Preserve InvertebratesBingo! Or create your own game - anyone can create and play online or print bingousing inspiring images from EOL. http://fieldguides.eol.org/bingo/manage.php
  9. 9. Feedback Please!• Had you heard of EOL before the BioBlitzplanning phase?• Do you find EOL resources helpful?• What else would you like to see on EOL interms of content, tools and features?• Do you have any suggestions for us as we startworking on the 2014 BioBlitz? How can we bemore helpful?
  10. 10. More InformationEncyclopedia of Lifewww.eol.orgBioBlitz 2013http://eol.org/info/bioblitz_2013Questions?Email us at education@eol.org

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