Great Southern Bioblitz 2022 - Tshwane's Journal

November 02, 2022

And now what?

Instructions for the identification phase of the Great Southern Bioblitz 2022 can be found here:

Fore the latest updates, if you have not already, please join

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October 03, 2022

Join the Friends of Serene Valley Bioblitz.


Friends of Serene Valley would like to invite you to their Biobitz

Date: 30 October 2022
Time: 09H00- 11H00
Venue: Serene Valley, Garsfontein ext.5 Meet at the sliding gate in Gilda St. corner Godfrey St.
Hosted BioBlitz will be for 2 hours but gate in Lola Ave is open every day from 06H00 to 18H00.
Anyone can enter if prefer to come another day during GSB days (28-31 October).
Group focus: Everyone is welcome.
Organizer: Carol Martin
Host Organizer: Friends of Serene Valley
Open to public? Yes, If possible confirm attendance via email to or Facebook- Friends of Serene Valley.
More information: Bring hat, sunscreen and water. Smartphone with iNaturalist downloaded.

Posted on October 03, 2022 09:33 by puseletso_nkadimeng puseletso_nkadimeng | 0 comments | Leave a comment

September 20, 2022

iNaturalist Live training sessions in prep for GSB 2022


The SANBI citizen science team is running the iNaturalist training series every Wednesday in October (mid-morning and evening) in preparation for the upcoming Great Southern Bioblitz (28-31 October), see poster attached.
The format is 30 mins demo followed by 30 min Q&A, covering any iNat/GSB-related inquiry.
Be sure to share this invite widely and join the informative sessions

Topics to be covered each week:
Wednesday, 5 October: Signing up and using the App Wednesday, 12 October: Adding observations on the Web Wednesday, 19 October: Using the Explore tool Wednesday, 26 October: Assisting with identifications

We look forward to engaging with you,
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Posted on September 20, 2022 07:17 by nam_mbona nam_mbona | 0 comments | Leave a comment

September 06, 2022


It is that time of year again for Tshwane citizen scientists to showcase the vast biodiversity seen throughout the Southern Hemisphere in the blooming springtime.

We invite all new GSB enthusiasts and all past Tshwane City Nature Challenge (CNC) members and participants to join our GSB project in the Tshwane region.

How to get involved?
Are you good at organising, media, marketing, social media? Interested in the environment and want to know more? Curious about who to team up with? Get involved and offer to help drive the annual CNC and GSB events. Within City of Tshwane these events are entirely volunteer driven.

If you are interested, use this link to register a group:

Join and follow these projects.!

Follow for social media feeds:
iNaturalist SA -
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GSB Instagram -
GSB Twitter-

Posted on September 06, 2022 07:59 by puseletso_nkadimeng puseletso_nkadimeng | 0 comments | Leave a comment