Take the Global Wildlife Observation Challenge! Join Resilience Paddle Sports, the City of Hoboken, and Fund for a Better Waterfront as we compete with hundreds of other cities worldwide to observe, document and share images of wildlife – plants, insects and wild animals – right here in Hoboken. Want to learn more? Check out Hoboken’s own City Nature Challenge page at  https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/city-nature-challenge-2019-hoboken.

Events in Hoboken are free, but we ask that you please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/city-nature-challenge-Hoboken-tickets


All events take place at the Hoboken Cove Beach, Sinatra Drive between 10th and 11th Street, Hoboken, NJ

Schedule of Events (Saturday & Sunday)

9 AM and 3 PM Beach cleanup and trash documentation

Clean up the beach and log what you find, helping scientists, environmentalists, and cities better understand the pollution that threatens our river.

10 AM and Noon Bioblitz @ the Hoboken Cove

Find and record as many species as you can! Trained facilitators will be on hand to help you identify, upload pictures, and learn about your discoveries. Each bioblitz session will be last approximately 90 minutes.

All day, both days: Ongoing Water Quality Sampling and Testing

Facilitators will demonstrate how we pollute the very water that gives us life – and what we can do to clean it up and protect it for the future.

Don’t forget to download the iNaturalist app before you start! Check it out here: https://www.inaturalist.org/

Hoboken City Nature Challenge 2019 press release