History of BioBlitzes in Montana
2007 - Yellowstone River: The first BioBlitz in Montana was held along the Yellowstone River in Billings in 2007.
2009 - Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone Park conducted their first BioBlitz, in 2009. This Bioblitz which received considerable national and even international media attention.The Associated Press conducted interviews, and the story was distributed all across the country in most major papers, including the New York Times, Washington Times, Salt Lake Tribune, and Seattle Post. Internet sites like, National Geographic, MSNBC, ABC, CNBC, CNN and others also ran stories. Overall at least 45 newspapers, websites, and internet sites mentioned the BioBlitz in Yellowstone Park. The Yellowstone Project documented over 1079 species in just 24 hours.
2011 - American Prairie Reserve: The 2011 BioBlitz was held at the American Prairie Reserve in north-central Montana, adjacent to the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge. At least 60 scientist converged on the vast prairie landscape for a successful event which documented 542 species.