Introducing a handy new tool called iNaturalist (https://inaturalist.ca/)! This handy app can help you learn about nature and the species you see in your own backyard. iNaturalist is an online community that can be used on your computer or smartphone to help you get to know what’s living around you”. It is essentially a citizen science platform that is being used throughout Canada to track, identify and compile information on species. Ali and Megan will give you an overview of iNaturalist.ca, how to use it, and talk about the role citizen science can play in research and nature conservation.