Dates: June 12-13, 2009

Location: “BioBlitz Central” was at Goodwin College on Riverside Drive with parallel public events at Keney Park. We be looked for wildlife along the Connecticut River corridor south to Wethersfield Cove and throughout the 693 acres of Keney Park. Keney also includes one of Connecticut’s Natural Area Reserves.

Sponsored by the Dorr Foundation.

Total # of specimens 1715
Mammals 17
Reptiles & Amphibians 16
Birds 81
Fish 15
Vascular Plants 386
Bryophytes & Lichens 73
SMMMNIAI* 86
Coleoptera 247
Diptera 100
Hymenoptera 97
Butterflies & moths 233
Dragonflies & Damselflies 20
Primitive insect orders 78
Acari (ticks/mites) 52
Spiders & kin 70
Fungi 118
Plant pathogens 26

*SMMMNIAI = Single & Multicelled Non-insect Aquatic Invertebrates

Total # of scientists participating: 99


Download the complete report here:
2009 BioBlitz Report.doc [8.9 MB]
2009 BioBlitz Report.pdf [2.2 MB]

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Connecticut