Become a community identifier and contribute to science

In this self-paced introductory course you will learn how to best take photos for citizen science; how to prepare them for upload; and how to successfully submit those observations in iNaturalist.  The goal of this course is to help you develop your own process/system for doing so and to submit the highest quality observations so that they may reach "Research Grade".

If you fully participate in the course and make contributions in iNaturalist, you will receive a FREE digital certificate of participation, at the end of this course .


  • iNaturalist account/login
  • Registration of this course

At any time, you can view your courses, the completion status and any applicable certificates under My Account --> Certificates

If you have any questions or concerns please contact
[email protected]

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