Get Moving

Did you know that social distancing guidelines allow all of us to safely engage in outdoor activities?  Please ensure when enjoying the outdoors you follow local, state and federal recommendations to stay at least 6 feet apart from others at all times and in groups of less than 10. Learn more about social distancing at parks and on trails here


Get Outdoors

Interact with Nature

Exploration:

  • iNaturalist / Seek - An iNaturalist app for kids. Take pictures of species and receive badges.
  • Agents of Discovery - Augmented reality app for kids. Go on a mission outdoors and receive badges and rewards.
  • AllTrails - An app full of digital trail maps. 
  • Leps - An app that lets you identify moths and butterflies by taking a picture of them.
  • Creek Critters - An app that lets you document aquatic critters and water quality.
  • Tree Identification - a beginner’s guide to identifying common trees in North America.
  • Stream Selfie - Take a selfie with a stream, fill out some information on the website, attach the photo and submit!

Birds:

  • Merlin Bird ID - Digital bird guide that includes pictures and songs.
  • Celebrate Urban Birds - Pick an area where you can do a 10-minute bird survey each day for 3 days in a row, focusing on 16 target bird species. You can then submit your data to the website and it may be used in scientific research.
  • NestWatch - Monitor birds nest twice a week and share your results.

Plants:

  • Plant Snap  - Identify plants by taking a picture of them.
  • Leaf Snap - Identify plants by taking a picture of their leaves.

Exercise

Parents & Children:

Teens:

Adults:

Seniors: