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2018 City Nature Challenge: San Diego

Main Project Information
Presented By The Nat
Goal Document as many species as possible via iNaturalist
Task Post your photos of San Diego County wildlife to iNaturalist
Where San Diego County, California, United States of America
Description

From April 27-30, 2018, the San Diego Natural History Museum (The Nat) is spearheading our local effort to document as many species as possible via iNaturalist. Not familiar with the app? Not to worry, it’s super user-friendly. All you have to do is:
1. Download the free iNaturalist app to your Android or iPhone
2. Join the 2018 City Nature Challenge: San Diego iNaturalist project
3. Take photos from April 27-30 to make observations of wild plants and animals in San Diego (in your backyard, at a park, etc.)
4. Upload your photos to iNaturalist
5. Learn more as the iNaturalist community helps identify your observations

The 2018 City Nature Challenge begins Friday, April, 27 at 12 AM PT and ends Monday, April 30 at 11:59 PM PT. We’ll announce the results on Friday, May 4.

Are you a social butterfly? If so, we welcome you to participate in one of the many City Nature Challenge events we have scheduled around the county:
• Balboa Park BioBlitz | Saturday, April 28, 11 AM–3 PM
http://www.sdnhm.org/calendar/the-2018-city-nature-challenge/

How to Join

1. Download the free iNaturalist app to your Android or iPhone
2. Create an account
3. Join the 2018 City Nature Challenge: San Diego iNaturalist project
4. Take photos from April 27-30 to make observations of wild plants and animals in San Diego (in your backyard, at a park, etc.)
5. Upload your photos to iNaturalist
https://www.inaturalist.org/signup

Project Timing The 2018 City Nature Challenge begins Friday, April, 27 at 12 AM PT and ends Monday, April 30 at 11:59 PM PT. We’ll announce the results on Friday, May 4.
Website http://www.sdnhm.org/calendar/the-2018-city-nature-challenge/
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Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Every day
Average Time Less than an hour
Training Materials http://www.sdnhm.org/calendar/the-2018-city-nature-challenge/host-an-event/
Class Materials http://citynaturechallenge.org/education-toolkit/
Media Mentions
and Publications
Tags animals, citizen science, community science, competition, crowd sourced, fauna, flora, identify, inaturalist, natural world, nature, participatory, photo, plants, san diego, species, spring, wildlife
Project Updated 05/23/2018