Try these free apps to bring nature education to your hike or walk.

iNaturalist is a joint initiative of the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society.

One of the world’s most popular nature apps, iNaturalist helps you identify the plants and animals around you. Get connected with a community of over a million scientists and naturalists who can help you learn more about nature! What’s more, by recording and sharing your observations, you’ll create research quality data for scientists working to better understand and protect nature. iNaturalist is a joint initiative by the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society.


The National Wildlife Federation

Ranger Rick wants to help your family stay entertained and engaged in the natural world. We are making all digital editions of our magazines free to the public through the end of June.



Please click below to register for a free digital edition of any Ranger Rick magazine. For more than 50 years, Ranger Rick Raccoon has been teaching children about wildlife and nature through award-winning print publications. Proceeds from Ranger Rick subscriptions go to the National Wildlife Federation to help America’s wildlife thrive in a changing world.

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