BioBlitz Recap & Results!

What you need to know about Sandy Hook BioBlitz 2017


The BioBlitz was held at the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area in Highlands, New Jersey. The Base Camp was located in the Fort Hancock Parade Grounds immediately behind the American Littoral Society Headquarters, 18 Hartshorne Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732 [map, satellite, directions]. "Base Camp" is where Scientists/Expert Naturalists and Volunteers checked-in before each survey and was the location where all surveys and public programs begin. It was also the place for Scientists/Expert Naturalists and Volunteers to check-in after each survey, and where refreshments were found between surveys.

Date & Time

Friday September 29, 10:00am - Friday September 29, 10:00pm

All Scientists/Expert Naturalists and Volunteers must check-in at Base Camp during the event and sign a Volunteer form. Pre-registration on this website helps us know how many Volunteers will participate in the BioBlitz and ensures that you will have access to all the information you need to enjoy the BioBlitz.

The BioBlitz Base Camp opened Friday, September 29, 2017 at 8am and closed at 11pm.

Surveys began at 9:00am, 2:00pm, and 6:00pm on Friday September 29, 2017. You are welcome to participate in as many surveys as you want. Please arrive at Base Camp at least 10-15 minutes before the survey start time.

Contact Information

Lindsay Weil: Lindsay@littoralsociety.org

Agendas, Schedules, Programs
  • All Participants' Information
  • Bioblitz Schedule
  • iNaturalist How-To-Guide
  • Expert Schedule
  • Public Program Schedule
Related Web pages
  • Littoral Environmental Education Enhanced by Ocean First Foundation Blog, click here
For information on previous Sandy Hook BioBlitzes
  • September 2016, click here
  • September 2015, click here
  • September 2011, click here