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Events

City Nature Challenge Events Page

The following virtual events are open to all, no matter where you’re located. Events take place in local time. Be sure to note the time zone when registering and attending. Individual cities will also be hosting city-specific events. Find your city on the 2021 city list and click ‘view’ for more information.

Date / Time Event Details Location
February 8, 2021
19:30 -5 UTC
Intro to iNaturalist and Citizen Science
Hosted by: Ecopil AC; H. Ayuntamiento de Ángel R. Cabada
Language: Spanish
Link to Event/Recording
México / Worldwide
February 18, 2021
4:00pm GMT
Consejos para fotografiar la naturaleza en tiempos de COVID-19 . cómo tomar foto y sana distancia
Hosted by: A POCO NO & KALANBIO
Language: Spanish
Link to Event/Recording
Worldwide
February 25, 2021
4:00pm GMT
Generalidades del evento y de la plataforma: Rumbo al City Nature Challenge/ Reto urbano naturalista 2021
Hosted by: A POCO NO & KALANBIO
Language: Spanish
Link to Event/Recording
Worldwide
March 4, 2021
4:00pm GMT
¿Cómo fotografiar la vida marina? consejo de animales invertebrados y peces
Hosted by: A POCO NO & KALANBIO
Language: Spanish
Link to Event/Recording
Worldwide
March 11, 2021
4:00pm GMT
CNC Mazatlán 2019: Crónica de una historia de éxito
Hosted by: A POCO NO & KALANBIO
Language: Spanish
Link to Event/Recording
Worldwide
March 29, 2021
6 pm – 7:30 pm PST
Explore community science and the urban wildlife of LA County with field biologist, professor and incorrigible geek, Prof. Chroman! Prof. Chroman will point us in the right direction of this vital perspective shift on urban wildlife and our role in community science.
Hosted by: Urban Wildlife & Community Science
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Worldwide
April 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021
5:00 pm GMT
Basic guidelines for proper registration of key groups (animals, plants, insects). Every Wednesday, local naturalists will answer common questions.
Hosted by: Botanical Gaden of Medellin -Colombia
Language: Spanish
Link to Event/Recording
Worldwide
April 8, 2021
4 – 6:00 pm EST
Calling all teachers in Fairfield and Westchester Counties! Join us for an informative virtual session and learn about the City Nature Challenge
Hosted by: The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Westchester / FairField Counties
April 15, 2021
2:00 pm EST
Meet Samantha who is interested in all things manta ray, especially how to ensure that their habitats are free of pollution.
Hosted by: Microplastics & Manta Rays: Habitats, Pollution- How to Help
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Virtual
April 15, 2021
7:00 pm EST
Join us as we talk to Alexandra Morton who has been called “the Jane Goodall of Canada”.
Hosted by: An Evening with Alexandra Morton
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Bristish Columbia
April 21, 2021
6:00 pm BST
An online talk for anybody wanting to participate in the 2021 City Nature Challenge. Learn more about what the challenge involves, how to use iNaturalist to take part, and why recording wildlife is so important.
Hosted by: Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
United Kingdom
April 22, 2021
2:00 pm EST
Celebrate Earth Day with Idea Exchange and EcoSparks.
Hosted by: EcoSpark’s BioDiversity Training for Kids
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Ontario, Canada
April 22, 2021
5 pm – 6:00pm MST
iNaturalist and the City Nature Challenge
Hosted by: Boulder County Parks & Open Space
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Boulder County, Colorado USA
April 22, 2021
6 pm – 7:30 pm EST
Using Leave No Trace Principles during CNC
Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy in Virginia
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Worldwide
April 27, 2021
2:00 pm EST
This virtual program, designed by FLAP Canada, encourages youth to appreciate the diversity of birds in their own neighbourhoods.
Hosted by: The Nature Conservancy in Virginia
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Worldwide
April 22, 2021
4:00-5:00 EST
CNC Info Session-Join us for this informative virtual session to learn how you can get involved in the City Nature Challenge!
Hosted by: The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Fairfield & Westchester Counties
April 22, 2021
5 pm – 7:00 pm PST
Explore and learn about nature with self-guided outdoor activities, fun challenges and more. The Environmental Extravaganza will kick off at the Party for the Planet online event on April 22 and continue through June 8.
Hosted by: City of Surrey
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
City of Surrey, BC, Canada
April 22, 2021
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm PST
Learn about bioblitz-style competitions, the basics of using the iNaturalist app and how to participate in the City Nature Challenge in Metro Vancouver
Hosted by: Metro Vancouver Regional District Parks
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Virtual
April 27, 2021
2:00 pm EST
This virtual program, designed by FLAP Canada, encourages youth to appreciate the diversity of birds in their own neighbourhoods.
Hosted by: Birds in Your Hood
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Ontario, Canada
April 27, 2021
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm EST
City Nature Challenge 2021: Community Science for Educators & Interested Individuals
Hosted by: S. Powers-Kaminski/The Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Worldwide
April 28, 2021
7 – 8:00 pm EST
CNC Info Session-Join us for this informative virtual session to learn how you can get involved in the City Nature Challenge!
Hosted by: The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Fairfield & Westchester Counties
May 1, 2021
Multiple times throughout the day PST
In May, cities around the world will be competing to see who can make the most observations of nature. Be part of the fun and make a contribution as a citizen scientist! We’ll show you all you need to know. Sign up for the webinar. Then you’ll be ready to make observations, either on your own – or join us on one of the guided walks.
Hosted by: Metro Vancouver Regional District Parks
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Iona Beach Regional Park Metro Vanxouver, BC
May 4, 2021
2:00 pm EST
City Nature Challenge 2021: Community Science for Educators & Interested Individuals
Hosted by: A Virtual Visit with the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Language: English
Link to Event/Recording
Fairfield & Westchester Counties