1. Open the app and create an account to sign in (you only have to do this once). 


2. If you’re using an iPhone or iPad, select “More…” on the main menu screen (pictured).  

On Android, click on the menu bar in the top left corner.

3.  Select Projects
4. Search projects on the app for ‘ACF #NatureNearYou’
5. Click on the project and select ‘Join’ in the project.
6. ALL DONE! Go out and start snapping your pictures and uploading them to your iNaturalist account. Once you have joined a project your observations will automatically be included in it.  

7. You can check out news/updates from the project in the app using the ‘Activity’ option on the main menu bar (bottom of the screen). Select ‘News’ in the top right-hand corner to check any #NatureNearYou updates. 

Enjoy discovering all the awesome #NatureNearYou. We can’t wait to see what you find!