Journal archives for May 2022

May 02, 2022

Specialist Training for Budawang Coast Project Identifiers now 17 May via Zoom

13 May (Ulladulla) & 17 May (Nowra) sessions have been amalgamated into one Zoom session. See comments for registration link.
A recent survey to our long-time Moderators/Identifiers expressed the need for training to enhance the identifying experience on iNaturalist.
Thomas Mesaglio will share specialist knowledge/shortcuts on using and identifying on iNat, and his session will be specifically tailored for identifiers, or those that would like more information to become identifiers.
Prerequisites: you already have 2 out of 3 prerequisites - an iNat account, joined Budawang Coast iNat Project - do you have specialist interest/knowledge of particular flora and fauna?
Training dates:
13 May 10.00-12.30 Ulladulla -Training Room (Council Building) Light lunch included
17 May 1.30-3.30 Nowra - Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Light refreshments included
Each session is limited to 20 in person.
You can attend via Zoom or in the room!

Please email asap budawangcoast@gmail.com - session/date you'd like to attend, whether you'll be in the room or by Zoom.

A confirmation email with full address or Zoom link will be sent before the session.

Posted on May 02, 2022 02:30 AM by barv barv | 1 comment | Leave a comment

May 14, 2022

Identifier Training with Thomas Mesaglio - Zoom Tuesday 17 May 1.30-2.30pm

To register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcuGgpz0oGdAl-B7KVTp53-sPOnoQwhNA
Thomas will share specialist knowledge/shortcuts on using and identifying on iNat, specially tailored for identifiers, or those that would like more information to become identifiers.
Prerequisites: iNat account, joined Budawang Coast iNat Project, specialist interest/knowledge of particular flora and fauna

Posted on May 14, 2022 08:12 AM by barv barv | 1 comment | Leave a comment

May 20, 2022

Beginner to advanced training with iNat Curator Thomas Mesaglio (6 sessions)

Always more to learn from our Aussie expert...
'More shortcuts and tips for identifying on iNaturalist'
https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/fvkaMjVCbQUYwtr0JPMVJMpJNwuBcTda6PjL5Hk1_CKDjOEesHexmtSIto7wHafB.v-oAeJtp454pZe6w
Access Passcode: L@rXGM3B

'More about iNaturalist - Annotations, adding additional metadata, shortcuts to URL editing, adding and finding hidden coordinates, adding new species to database, finding graphs for peak growth periods of plants, embedding photos in comments'
https://youtu.be/Hcv_TVhaUVw

'A beginner's guide to using iNaturalist'
https://youtu.be/pb_xlFJtPg4

Celebrate 10 years of Citizen Science on South Coast (Libby Hepburn) + iNaturalist training (Thomas Mesaglio) (starts at 21 minutes)
https://youtu.be/j1Emwv5ABmI

'Intermediate iNaturalist user workshop'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G8RwxpwCAg

'iNaturalist Q&A with the beachcomber'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSsrQrbbs8I

Posted on May 20, 2022 12:11 AM by barv barv | 1 comment | Leave a comment