Category Topics

Curators

This category is a place for iNaturalist site curators to discuss general topics related to curation that might not be great fits for the General category.
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General

This is a place to discuss general iNaturalist-related topics that are not specific Feature Requests or Bug Reports. The iNat Forum is also not a place to seek help with identification or to post unconstructive complaints/grievances.
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Feature Requests

Use this category to post new feature requests for iNaturalist, and to vote for existing feature requests.
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Tutorials

Share your iNaturalist knowledge with others here by creating a tutorial.
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Nature Talk

This category is a catch-all for nature-related topics that aren’t directly related to iNaturalist. It’s not a place to get help with identifying your nature observations (that’s what iNaturalist.org is for!). Nature Talk is for discussing cool articles, organisms, ecology, community science, stories, taxonomy puns, gear discussion, etc. Basically this is a place for iNat users to discuss their nature-y interests with other folks who are into nature.
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Bug Reports

Are you experiencing a technical issue with iNaturalist? This category is the place to report it.
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Educators

This category is a place to discuss the use of iNaturalist and Seek by iNaturalist in educational settings. Educators and community members can discuss ideas and experiences, share curricula, and ask questions related to iNaturalist and education here. If you have a question, please take a moment to search the category to see if it has already been answered.
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Forum Feedback

Discussion about the iNaturalist Forum, its organization, how it works, and how we can improve it.
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News and Updates

News and announcements from iNaturalist staff can be found here.
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