In 2007, National Geographic and the National Park Service sponsored a BioBlitz at Rock Creek Park on May 18-19. In a 24-hour period, teams of scientists, naturalists, and volunteers recorded a grand total of 661 plant and animal species.
Complete Species Tally
Amphibians and Reptiles: 15
Aquatic Invertebrates: 16
Aquatic Plants: 36
Terrestrial Invertebrates: 28
Terrestrial Plants: 218
Terrestrial Insects: 154
Get a bird's-eye view of the social updates from the 2014 BioBlitz.
See highlights from the BioBlitz at Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve.
See photos of what happened when more than 5,000 people participated in a 24-hour species count in Rocky Mountain National Park.