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iNaturalist Talk

Wednesday 31 July from 18:00 to 19:30

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Learn more about iNaturalist and how it can make an impact on your patch

Two users of iNaturalist, Patrick Wake from Quinns Rock Environmental Group and Lydia Fenu from the UBC Committee and Wildflower Society WA (Armadale Branch), come together to show you their experiences with the app and to teach you how to use it.

What is iNaturalist?

Ghost fungus JaneCoffey Inglewood Triangle sq 600iNaturalist is a not-for-profit social network of people, who share biodiversity information which helps each other conserve and learn more about nature. It has been run since 2008 now with more than 3 million users on the app and over 190 million observations worldwide.

The network works with the Atlas of Living Australia and Plants of the World Online to assist all people to identify and broaden their understanding of living things.

Ghost fungus photo by Jane Coffey, featured image by Lydia Fenu

Why use iNaturalist?

Help protect your patch by ongoing recording of the biodiversity in your area for the public and land managers to see its value! iNaturalist can be used to record all living species in your area, as long as you can get a photo of it! The app has been used to find numerous new species worldwide. It is a tool to find what species occur in your area and a way to expand your knowledge of all living things and their names.

Join Us!

Join us this Wednesday the 31st of July from 6 pm. Learn about iNaturalist, how to upload an observation and to identify species for others. Bring your phone and download the iNaturalist app. Choose a user name and register to get started! We will walk you through that.

Event information

Please let us know that you are coming along.  You can either RSVP at the bottom of this page (keep scrolling) or else email ubc@bushlandperth.org.au. If you can’t make it to West Perth, you can join us online via Zoom. Please email ubc@bushlandperth.org.au to request the Zoom link.

Prior to introducing the guest speakers, we will  ask those attending to approve membership of UBC by Friends of Maritana Bushland and Friends of Smiths Lake & Park / Danjanberup. We hope that you can join us to approve and welcome new members to UBC.

 

iNaturalist Talk

Help protect your patch by ongoing recording the biodiversity of plants, animals, birds, insects, fungi for the public and land managers to see its value!

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Details

Date:
Wednesday, July 31st, 2024
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organiser

Urban Bushland Council WA Inc
Phone
(08) 9420 7207 (please leave a message)
Email
ubc@bushlandperth.org.au
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Venue

City West Lotteries House
2 Delhi Street
West Perth, West Australia 6005 Australia
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Phone
(08) 9420 7207

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Location

Urban Bushland Council WA Inc

2 Delhi Street, West Perth, WA, 6005

(08) 9420 7207 (please leave a message)