Baton Rouge is a world-class counter of all things found in nature.
In the recent City Nature Challenge competition, which took place across the globe from April 30 to May 3, residents were asked to show the wildlife in their area, including wild plants, animals, insects, mushrooms, fish, turtles and any other natural feature that could be photographed with a smartphone and sent to the iNaturalist app.
More than 52,000 people across six continents and 44 countries documented 1.27 million wildlife observations for the sixth annual community science initiative.
So, how’d Baton Rouge do?
Read the full article by Louisiana Master Naturalist Colette Dean in the Advocate...