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2024 City Nature Challenge

Join the Heartland Conservation Alliance, Kansas City Zoo, and the City of Kansas City Kansas City for the 2024 City Nature Challenge

April 26, 2023 - April 29, 2023

More information is below!

Event Details

Heartland Conservation Alliance

Participants can come and go from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and explore the interactive environmental education booths led by HCA's partners.


We invite all visitors to join one of the guided hikes, which will run every 30 minutes, and give you the opportunity to collect the valuable, scientific data for the City Nature Challenge.


New to iNaturalist? We'll have someone on site ready to help you out.

Dress for the weather and wear shoes you are comfortable hiking in. Everyone is welcome, including furry friends, to come and enjoy a day in nature!

Kansas City Zoo

City of Kansas City


The City Nature Challenge is a citizen science event focused on urban biodiversity that uses the iNaturalist app to identify species in cities all over the world. The above events  will contribute to the Greater Kansas City Metro Area's City Nature Challenge through guided identification hikes using iNaturalist along the trail at the HOP. 

Get prepared for the City Nature Challenge!

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