City Nature Challenge at Saugus Iron Works

Nature is Calling: Satisfy Your Curiosity and Contribute to Science 

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site and the Saugus River Watershed Council invite you to a City Nature Challenge event on Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Saugus Iron Works. Park staff and volunteers will have a resource table to help you explore the park. Activities suitable for all and includes guided walks, identifying fish and aquatic insects, and introduce you to iNaturalist.  

The City Nature Challenge is an international effort to document all forms of life (animals, plants, fungi and more) in parks, towns, cities, and your backyard that will take place between April 29 and May 2, 2022. During the City Nature Challenge, you can document all the species you see. It is as simple as exploring, photographing living things and sharing the photographs to the iNaturalist app (free and available for both Android and iPhone). 

 About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America‚Äôs 423 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at, and on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube. 

Published: April 25th, 2022

Author: Alan Thibeault
Tags:City Nature Challenge, Saugus Iron Works, Saugus River Watershed Council,