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Nature Educational, Identification, Field Guides Apps
We’ve all been there… out in the forest with a child who asks every question we could never think of, sparking our own curiosity about the world around us. Next time you run across those beautiful wildflowers, find leaves of a different color or spot some wildlife.. be ready with these handy apps that will help you identify and learn more.
National Parks Field Guide (free) – iPhone only
Created for The National Parks Conservation Association, the folks behind eNature bring you this interactive field guide that will aide you in identifying & learning about the native species that call our National Parks home, sweet, home.
Project NOAH: Project Noah is an award-winning mobile application that helps nature lovers discover local wildlife and aspiring citizen scientists contribute to current research projects. Noah stands for networked organisms and habitats. Think of Project Noah as a tool people can use to document and learn about their natural surroundings and as a technology platform research groups can use to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere. Read on to find out how it all works.
iBird: The Lite Version is free. Designed specifically for the Android, iBird Lite contains 30 birds, 50 illustrations, 127 photos, 58 audio recordings of bird calls, 30 range maps and comprehensive facts to help you identify and enjoy some of the most popular birds in North America. No Internet connection required. iBird Pro is $9.99. iBird YardPlus is $2.95.
Audubon Field Guides: Most are $9.99. Awesome collection of field guides, although rather expensive. The best selling and authoritative National Audubon Society Field Guides have gone mobile. Now you have nature at your fingertips with these new apps for the iPhone, iTouch, Android and iPad. Powerful and easy to use, these apps put thousands of beautiful photographs and illustrative content in the palm of your hand.