The 2016 BioBlitz at Saguaro National Park will encompass the greater Tucson area and engage hundreds of students in schoolyard BioBlitz events throughout the 2016 year. Events include: night Blitz of rare flowering cactus, training for teachers and students, possible backpacking trip in the park, and presentation of data at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Partners include: Uni. of AZ Women in Science and Engineering program, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and Friends of Saguaro National Park.