App ins Grüne

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Identify plants and flowers with an app and then share them with others on iNaturalist. The Botanic Garden's presentation shows how this works. (Photo: Walter Weiß)

Online lecture of the Botanical Garden

Spring is coming and with it many plants and flowers. But what are they called again? Smartphone apps can help identify flora and fauna. One way to share your finds is with the iNaturalist platform. FAU’s Erlangen Botanical Garden will present the citizen science platform in an online lecture at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 25.

On iNaturalist, users can upload images of their finds and discuss them together with experts and laypeople. In addition to the exchange of nature lovers, the biodiversity in Erlangen and the surrounding area can thus be recorded collectively. This serves as a basis for further research. Read more…