BUFFALO, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management Buffalo Field Office is teaming up with the Audubon Society to host a BioBlitz on June 15-16 at the Mosier Gulch Recreation Area.
The Pryor Mountains may look like a desert, unwelcome to all but a few hearty forms of life.
Donna Scott, Andy Godtel and Dan Seifert, foreground, work near a cave in the Pryor Mountains during a BioBlitz, July 6-8. More than 80 scientists and students documented 710 species of plants and animals during the blitz.
Ross Waples and Donna Scott bag bugs that were among the 710 species documented during the BioBlitz in the Pryor Mountains, July 6-8. Data collected during the blitz will help agencies manage the rugged area south of Billings in the future.
Nearly 80 scientsts, students and others camped in the Pryor Mountains, July 6-8, during a BioBlitz that documented 710 species of plants and animals in the Crooked Creek drainage and Red Pryor Mountain area.
Researchers and citizen scientists will see how many species can be identified during a BioBlitz in the Pryor Mountains July 6-8.
Children get up close to a water snake during a presentation at the American Prairie Foundation’s first BioBlitz on American Prairie Reserve.
A Townsend’s big eared bat, which has only been found once before in Montana, a fungi species that might be a Montana first and 76 species of birds were among the 480 species documented in the American Prairie Foundation’s first BioBlitz on American Prairie Reserve between June 24-25.
The American Prairie Foundation is accepting applications from scientific experts and citizen scientists to participate in a BioBlitz on the American Prairie Reserve, 50 miles south of Malta, June 23-25.
Kayhan Ostovar: Assistant Professor Environmental Science and Wildlife Management, Rocky Mountain College
Kayhan Ostovar's career as a wildlife biologist has taken him to the far corners of the world. He has studied howler monkeys and wild cats in Costa Rica, St. Lucian parrots in the West Indies, and has guided safaris in Africa.
One of the many insects collected by researchers during the BioBlitz. (Courtesy photo)
Researchers collect specimens for categorization during the BioBlitz at Yellowstone National Park.
Scientists from around the country found more than 1,200 species of plants and animals in Yellowstone National Park in a 24-hour research marathon in late August.
About 100 scientists from around the country will descend on Yellowstone National Park this weekend for a BioBlitz, a high-intensity research project to find and identify as many species as possible in a day.
The pallid bat is a species that may be found in Yellowstone National Park during the BioBlitz. (Courtesy photo)