|Goal||Document living species in New Zealand.|
|Task||Share photos of any NZ species for ID. Add to NZ knowledge.|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet|
NatureWatch NZ is a citizen science project dedicated to exploring and discovery New Zealand's biodiversity. If you see an unusual or interesting bug, plant, or any other species, take a photo of it, upload the photo to NatureWatch NZ, and learn all about it. The NatureWatch NZ online community will ID your species for you. You can also help others to ID their photos, and you can join (or create!) projects about the species and places you're most interested in.
Together, we're documenting what's living in NZ so we can understand NZ nature better, and have fun while we do it.
NatureWatch NZ is the New Zealand part of the amazing global iNaturalist network. Thanks iNat!
|How to Join||
Anyone can join NatureWatch NZ. You can create a new username and password or sign in with your existing Google, Facebook, or Yahoo account. The same account works globally on iNaturalist.org.
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Ideal Frequency||Just once|
|Average Time||Less than an hour|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike, At home, At the beach, On a walk, run, At school, At night|
|Tags||biodiversity, discovery, nature, New Zealand|
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