The Digital Naturalist

The Digital Naturalist


The app world offers options for recording observations, looking up species, joining naturalist communities, and much more. Bring your device and/or camera to class and learn about apps for exploring the natural world and adding to the world’s knowledge of where the wild things go.



-Youth, ages 12 and up, are welcome with adult supervision.

-This class will be held outdoors.

-If you have any special circumstances or questions, please contact us at



What to Bring:


Warm, variable-weather, layered clothing (waterproof windbreaker or rain jacket, hat, gloves)

Hat and sunscreen

Comfortable walking shoes


Lunch, snacks, and water for the day

Smartphone or app-enabled digital device (a must)

Binoculars & Camera (optional)



Class Cancellation Policy

If a registered participant wishes to cancel their enrollment and receive a refund, notification must be received at least 14 days in advance of the class date. No refunds will be issued for enrollment cancellations made less than 14 days in advance of the class date. Class enrollment fees are non-transferable. PNRSA Field Institute classes are generally run rain or shine, though will follow National Park Service weather and road advisories to ensure that classes only run in safe conditions. In the event that the PRNSA Field Institute cancels a class for any reason, participants will receive a full refund of class fees.



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Are you an outdoor educator or artist who would like to teach a PRNSA Field Institute class? Contact us at or for more information about how to become a PRNSA Field Institute Instructor.

Class date / time: 
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Non-Member Fee: