Backyard Biodiversity Blitz Competition: Casey

Explore and connect with nature in your backyard and share your observations via the iNaturalist app as part of the City of Casey and Greater Dandenong’s Backyard Biodiversity Blitz competition!

All you need to do is sign up to the iNaturalist app and register for the Backyard Biodiversity Blitz event. Then you are ready to snap photos of species in your backyard and share them with the iNaturalist community!

The Casey community member who registers the most observations will win a $50 Anaconda voucher and a pack of fantastic biodiversity identification guidebooks to help you identify more plants and animals. Runners up will also receive a prize.

View terms and conditions here.

By registering your observation and findings you are helping our community get a better understanding of what species call Casey home. You will be amazed at how many creatures you can find in your own backyard.

To help get your started we are hosting an online workshop on Thursday 3 September that will help you learn how to use the iNaturalist app. Through this training you will also get to know others taking part in the Biodiversity Blitz.

WAIVER

By participating in the City of Casey’s Biodiversity Blitz 2020, I agree to abide by the Terms of Service and the Community Guidelines of the iNaturalist software and platform (iNaturalist App), and the terms and conditions of the City of Casey Biodiversity Blitz 2020.

To the extent permitted by law, I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the City of Casey in relation to any aspect of my participation in the City of Casey Biodiversity Blitz 2020, including in relation to any communications sent or received within the iNaturalist App, the activities associated with me locating and recording my observations, and the ultimate decision of the judges of the competition.

I confirm that this competition does not in any way involve the City of Casey providing me with services of any kind, including recreational services as defined by section 139A of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

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