iNaturalist Network

The iNaturalist Network is a collection of localized websites that are fully connected to the global iNaturalist community. Network sites are supported by local institutions that promote local use and facilitate the use of data from iNaturalist to benefit local biodiversity. They have access to true coordinates within their geographic areas that are automatically obscured from public view in order to better protect threatened species.

Your username and password works on all sites that are part of the iNaturalist Network. If you choose to affiliate with a Network site, the local institutions that support each site will also have access to your email address (only to communicate with you about site activities) and access to the true coordinates for observations that you have chosen to make publicly obscured or private.

The California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society have formal agreements with organizations in each of these geographic areas to support the use of the iNaturalist platform. If your organization is interested in joining the iNaturalist Network, you can find more details here.

The iNaturalist Network consists of several organizations:

Network Member Affiliated Organizations
  • Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (CONABIO)
  • New Zealand Biodiversity Recording Network
  • Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF)
  • Parks Canada
  • NatureServe Canada
  • Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
  • Instituto Humboldt
  • Biodiversity4All
  • Atlas of Living Australia
  • MiAmbiente
  • Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INABIO)
  • University of Haifa
  • Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina
  • Comisión Nacional para la Gestión de la Biodiversidad (CONAGEBIO)
  • Ministerio del Medio Ambiente
  • Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility
  • SLU Swedish Species Information Centre
  • GBIF.ES
  • iSea
  • Goulandris Museum of Natural History
  • Consejo Nacional de Áreas Protegidas (CONAP)
  • National Biodiversity Network Trust
  • Marine Biological Association
  • Biological Records Centre
  • Luxembourg National Museum of Natural History (MnhnL)