The Garden Route is proudly participating in the City Nature Challenge 2021 to document the biodiversity of the area. All within 4 days. This challenge is open to everyone and anyone. Whether you upload 1 observation, 100 or 1000 observations, you are welcome.
The City Nature Challenge runs from 00h00 on the 30 April 2021 through to 24h00 on the 09 May 2021.
The observation period is run over 4 days, thus 30 April 2021 to 03 May 2021. All observations must have been taken during this period. Thereafter, up until 09 May 2021 the project remains open to complete uploads and verification of observation.
Join the online event at https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/city-nature-challenge-2021-garden-route
The stats at present indicate that we have:
Currently over 8750 confirmed species in the district
1977+ insects, spiders, and snail species
140+ mammal species recorded
390+ bird species recorded
20+ amphibian’s species
110+ fish species
85+ reptile species
5240+ plants species
380+ fungi, lichens, and protozoans species
The Garden Route consists of 7 local municipalities