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NatureLynx

NatureLynx is about fun, about getting involved in the scientific process, and about helping to improve our collective understanding of Alberta’s amazing biodiversity.  It is a citizen science app created and supported by the Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI) with the goal of fostering an Alberta biodiversity network.  ​Click on the logo below to find out more about what NatureLynx is and how it works.

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How to Use the App

Submit your sightings! Use the app to take a photo of an Alberta species*, or select a photo from your phone's photo gallery.  Choose the appropriate species group; if known, provide a species name or mark it as unknown.  The date, time and location will autofill.  Provide any relevant field notes (optional) and then submit to share your sighting with the NatureLynx community! 

 Explore the newsfeed to see the latest sightings of Alberta's biodiversity submitted to NatureLynx.  

Learn how to identify common Alberta species by browsing our species profiles. 

And more: edit your profile, join more groups and missions, and follow other naturalists and NatureLynx users!

*NatureLynx is a way to collect and share data on all of Alberta's species (birds, mammals, plants, insects, etc.) but it's not intended for collecting data/images on domestic species (garden plants, domestic animals

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