Events and Programs

September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019

SuperProject 3

The SuperProject is the world's largest urban biodiversity survey. If you live in our 2018 study area then take the first step in joining us by REGISTERING today.

This is a year-long FREE program run by the Urban Nature Research Center at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA). As a SuperProject participant you will partner with NHMLA scientists who will teach you and the other participants to make nature observations using smartphones in your own neighborhoods. You will help us better understand nature in Los Angeles


iNaturalist Trainings - 2018 to 2019 Season

iNaturalist trainings are designed to get beginners, community scientists, volunteers, researchers, educators, and project managers trained on how to use the iNaturalist platform. Trainings are free to attend, but RSVP is required.

August 11, 2018 - iNaturalist 101 at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (registration closed)
November 3, 2018 - iNaturalist 201 at Whittier Narrows Nature Center (registration opens Sept 1, 2018)
February 2, 2019 - iNaturalist 101 at Aquarium of the Pacific (registration opens Dec 1, 2018)

- iNaturalist 101 beginners learn how to use the mobile app
- iNaturalist 201 intermediate users learn how to best use the website
- iNaturalist 301 experienced users learn how to create and manage projects and bioblitz events