NOTE: This app requires an active internet connection.
Created for the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), the guide is also full of useful information about each park such as major sites within it, directions, hours and fees, links, and phone numbers to make reservations or get more information.
The NPCA National Parks Field Guides will help you do all sorts of things--- find out what species of bird you just saw on the beach in Cape Cod, learn what grizzly bears eat for dinner in Denali, know when porcupine mating season begins in the Shenandoah or identify the trees you find in Yosemite.
It's comprehensive-- all native birds and animals are included, along with photos, in-depth descriptions, audio, field marks and more. Users can also search for Endangered Species or Poisonous/Dangerous species native to any of the 100 national parks featured.
The 100 parks included are a representative sampling of the hundreds of parks in the national park system that support critical wildlife habitat – from seashores and recreational areas to riverways and historical sites.
Intended for novices and experts alike, the guide’s design and content selection maximize its accessibility and ease-of-use so that users can easily find within the guide the wildlife they are most likely to encounter. No other field guide matches the content and capabilities of this mobile field guide.
The field guide was developed for the National Parks Conservation Association by eNature.com. At the heart of this mobile app is eNature’s comprehensive, geographically segmentable database of U.S. wildlife, both animals and plants. eNature.com’s core content of wildlife information includes almost 6,000 individual species and originated with the same data set used to create the printed Audubon Field Guides. All the data has been carefully reviewed and vetted by leading biologists, zoologists and other natural history specialists. eNature.com has consistently been one of the Internet's most-visited sites for nature and wildlife information and has won numerous awards and accolades.
It is a partnership between all Australian museums, herbaria and biological collections, CSIRO and the Commonwealth Government to help build a clearer picture of Australian biodiversity for researchers and managers, in fact anyone who would like to know more about the living world, identify species or understand their distribution. It’s easy to add your own sightings and photos to the Atlas and help to increase our knowledge and understanding of Australian biodiversity.
This application allows users to retrieve lists of species recorded within an area, and to view details of the species such as recorded distribution, scientific name, common names and images. It also allows users to submit species occurrence records with an image to the Atlas of Living Australia, and to view the latest images added to the Atlas.
On November 28th we will conduct a large-scale Citizen Science project—THE GREAT KOALA COUNT. We hope you can participate, and you could win a prize for helping out! You can do it with family or friends, as a community group or as a school.
Why have a koala count? Koalas populations are now considered Vulnerable in most of their natural range. However, in South Australia koala numbers are predicted to be high. Counting koalas is difficult because they occur in towns, gardens, parks, along roads, on farms and in schoolyards. There are simply not enough scientists to count them. So we need your help – to be a Citizen Scientist and help count them, and let us know what you think about them.
Use this app to take a photo and record what you see, then share your data with the world!