Bio Blitz 2015

Thank you for making this past 2015 Bio-Blitz a success!

Stay tuned for the 2016 Bio-Blitz scheduled on Saturday, September 10th, 2016.


We need your feedback:  If you volunteered at the 2015 Bio-Blitz, please take a few minutes to provide your feedback: Survey for volunteers

2015 Bio-Blitz Results  is now available!

Special thanks to our sponsors: Joliet Pilcher Park, IL American Water, Will County Land Conservancy, Huff & Huff, Inc., Will County Forest Preserve, New Lenox Public Works, Village of Mokena, and Hickory Creek Watershed Planning Group !

Where was the Bio-Blitz?  Volunteers collected and sorted macroinvertebrates at five locations:

1)      Hickory Creek at Joliet Pilcher Park Nature Center

2)      Hickory Creek at New Lenox STP #1

3)      Hickory Creek at VFW in New Lenox, IL

4)      Marley Creek at Mokena, IL

5)      Spring Creek, at Messenger Marsh, Homer Glen, IL.  Sponsored by IL American Oak Valley Water Reclamation Facility.



Volunteer as a “Citizen Scientist” for 2106 Bio-Blitz! What better way to get involved in your own community, while learning more about the biology of your stream. As a “Citizen Scientist” you will assist the “Bio-Blitz Scientist” in collecting and sorting aquatic organisms in our streams.  SIGN UP  TODAY!