Dan Rademacher is Executive Director of GreenInfo Network. Former Project Director at Stamen Design. Ten years as editor and chief nerd at Bay Nature Institute, publisher of Bay Nature magazine and BayNature.org. Founding co-conspirator at NerdsforNature.org.
Traditional bioblitzes often include scientists intensively collecting specimens over a 24-hour period. That takes special equipment and, depending on the species and the park, special permits. But with help from smartphones, just about anyone can produce a remarkable quantity of usable data.