The Voltage Gate

Blogger Bioblitz Updates

Since the announcement of the First Annual Blogger Bioblitz yesterday morning at 8 a.m., we have gone from about six bloggers to 23, thanks to some major linkage from friends and participants (Bora, Bev, Bill, Brian, Dan, river2sea72, Judith, Greg, Madhu, Karmen – let me know if I missed anyone).

All correspondence for the event happens through the official Google Group, and everyone is invited to join the group and watch the evolution of the Bioblitz over the course of the next several weeks even if you’re not interested (or don’t have time) to participate. Jenn will be posting several beautifully rendered buttons to advertise the event within the next day or so. I’ll have a link as soon as they’re available. Also, the mapping idea is definitely feasible. The jury is still out on which software to use, but it seems like Zee Maps has the edge, at least as a centralized solution.

UPDATE: Anyone photoblogging the event can join the Flickr group as well.

I need everyone to register on this thread so we can keep track of the participants. Here is the list as it stands this morning:

Please continue to spread the word about the Bioblitz. If you know anyone who would be interested, please e-mail them. When the buttons are up, put one on your sidebar. Join the discussion. And as always, e-mail me at thevoltagegate [at] or leave a comment on this thread if you’re interested in participating.


  1. #1 Jenn
    March 27, 2007

    Whoops…*goes to dredge up ftp program*…

  2. #2 Jenn
    March 28, 2007

    Here they are – feel free to copy them to your own blog if you want.

  3. #3 Sarda Sahney
    March 29, 2007

    I would be happy to participate!

  4. #4 Ben Riseman
    June 13, 2007

    This is a great idea, it makes Bioblitzes more wide ranging and versatile.
    My name is Ben Riseman and I am creating a comprehensive Bioblitz directory as part of an internship at college.
    I would greatly appreciate the help and particpation in submitting your contact information if you have run your own Blogger Bioblitz.
    Thansk so much.
    -Ben Riseman

  5. #5 diyet
    May 19, 2009

    thanks it is the topic

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