Vermont Atlas of Life on iNaturalist

Vermont Atlas of Life and iNaturalist
Naturalist.org is one of the world's most popular nature apps for recording and sharing species observations. It's a joint initiative between the ...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 4:07 AM
How to create an account with iNaturalist
Signing up with iNaturalist is a simple process. First, head to iNaturalist.org and click on SIGN UP If you like, you can read about iNaturalist's ...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 4:10 AM
How to add an observation to iNaturalist
Please visit VAL's iNaturalist Instructions to see the steps for adding observations using your computer or smartphone. You can also visit the iNatural...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 4:11 AM
Joining VAL on iNaturalist
Although VAL on iNaturalist automatically recruits observations of wild plants, animals, and fungi from Vermont, it is still important to join the project. ...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 4:13 AM
How to set your observation coordinate visibility
It is important to have your observation coordinate visibility set so that VAL team members and biologists can see the exact location of your observation. T...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 4:14 AM
How to add observations to VAL on iNaturalist
In general, VAL on iNaturalist will automatically collect any observation of a wild plant, animal, or fungi made in Vermont. While you do not need to be a m...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 4:16 AM
What is Tech Tip Tuesday? Lunchtime Learning?
Tech Tip Tuesday is a weekly series posted to the Vermont Atlas of Life on iNaturalist. The main purpose of the series is to share tips designed to help rea...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 4:17 AM
Viewing GBIF through iNat
If you are like most of us here at VAL, iNaturalist has become your go-to source to quickly check the distribution of an organism. For many species, like th...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 4:18 AM
How is data harvested from iNaturalist and fed into the VAL?
Data is harvested from iNaturalist to VAL on a regular basis.  Observations will come across to the VAL if they are: Shareable under a Creative Common...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 4:22 AM
How to record an observation in iNaturalist without an image
It is possible to record an observation in iNaturalist. The steps are as follows: (example from the ALA) 1. Click on Add Observations or Upload ...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 4:23 AM