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iNaturalist is the Pokémon Go for real wildlife

Gotta catch em all!

You see a lot of people outside on their phones catching creatures, but would you believe me if I said not all of them were catching Pokémon? 290 more words


Warning: be careful with iNaturalist

iNaturalist is a daughter of California Academy of Sciences. The latter host some of the best branch research team in the world.

For some time, Amateur Branching has been looking for ways for naturalists to share their field observations. 1,802 more words



Celebrate Michigan’s biodiversity and be a citizen scientist at the 2016 BioBlitz on July 23!

The University Center Gaylord and partners including Huron Pines will host their second annual BioBlitz and Biodiversity Festival to answer the call from the National Geographic Society and The National Parks Service in celebration of the National Parks Service’s 100th anniversary. 410 more words

BioBlitzing Cuyahoga Valley National Park

As my plane descended toward the Cleveland airport I looked out the window and saw green. Lawns, trees. Lawns, trees. Repeat. As I pulled off the freeway and into Cuyahoga Valley National Park, all that were left were the trees (I’d find the lawns later). 1,159 more words


Spring Virtual BioBlitz!

Spring is a biologically wonderful time of year – buds are bursting, summer birds are returning, larvae are hatching, and biologists are antsy to get outside again.   184 more words

Citizen Science


Our first desert tortoise sighting of the spring yesterday came via one of our guests at our Sonora Homesteader cabin, who snapped the pretty photo above. 136 more words