L.A. Nature Map
|Presented By||Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County|
|Goal||Document the biodiversity of plants and animals in L.A.|
|Task||Take photos of plants and animals and send them to the NHM|
|Where||Greater Los Angeles, California USA|
The L.A. Nature Map hosted by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles is an interactive map that displays local plant and wildlife observations.
Our Southern California region is a hotspot for urban biodiversity. With your help, we can show Angelenos and the world the diversity of nature all around us. You can contribute to this citizen science project by sending photos of plants and animals.
The L.A. Nature Map is created in collaboration with iNaturalist.
|How to Join||
You can participate in our study by sending us photos of plants and animals that you have seen in the Greater L.A. Area:
1. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Join our L.A. Nature Map project and contribute on iNaturalist http://www.inaturalist.org/projects/l-a-nature-map
1. Digital camera or smartphone with a camera
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike, In the car, At home, In snow or rain, At the beach, On a walk, run, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At sports stadiums|
|Tags||animals, biodiversity, California, fauna, flora, LA, L.A., Los Angeles, map, nature, plants, southern California, wildlife|
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