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Taking iNaturalist to the Next Level: Virtual

with Julie Tuttle, Ecologist; Suzanne Cadwell, Director, UNC ITS-Teaching and Learning

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Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021

Time: 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Fee: $26 ($23 Members)


You’ve already created an iNaturalist account and shared some observations. Are you eager to take your use of iNaturalist to the next level? If so, please join us for an exploration of iNaturalist's advanced features that can enhance your use of the app and the website, as well as your participation in the iNaturalist community. Whether your goal is to hone, organize, and curate your own species observations, to engage with or create an iNaturalist Project, or to more actively participate in identifying your own and others’ observations, knowledge of (and tips for using) key iNaturalist features will help. We’ll also share strategies for exploring iNaturalist’s wealth of species data and maps, and for connecting with helpful and knowledgeable members of iNaturalist’s worldwide community of users.




Remaining Seats: 16

Note: Preregistration is required | Registration open through 5/14/2021 12:00 PM EST | Refund Policy

About the Instructors

Julie Tuttle is an ecologist and biogeographer whose work has focused on the natural communities of North Carolina and other parts of the southeast, especially the southern Appalachian forests of North Carolina and Tennessee and, more recently, the distribution of native plants along Piedmont roadsides and landscape habitat connectivity for Piedmont wildlife.  She holds a Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.S. in Geography from the University of Georgia.  She has taught a variety of field and classroom courses in ecology, geography, and academic scientific writing (including a course on citizen science).  She most enjoys being outside, whether she’s co-teaching forest ecology in the mountains of western North Carolina, or photographing plants and insects on a Piedmont roadside for her own citizen science project on iNaturalist.


Suzanne Cadwell is Director of Instructional Technologies, Informational Technology Services, UNC-Chapel Hill, and a graduate of the NCBG’s Native Plant Studies certificate program. She holds an M.A. in English Literature from UNC-Chapel Hill, where she has taught academic writing, computer literacy, and educational technology workshops and courses for students, staff, and faculty. She works with the UNC Herbarium’s fungal collections as a volunteer and has been a member of since 2013.


This class will be offered via a Zoom meeting. Link and other information for joining online will be provided in a registration confirmation email.

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