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Discover Nature for iOS

Developer's Description

Customized to each public lands unit, Discover Nature Apps raise the interpretive bar by delivering an experience thats second only to having your own personal interpretive guide, one with a sense of humor!Discover Nature App modules encourage people to lift their heads and explore their surroundings in a way thats interactive, educational and, best of all, fun!Incorporating outstanding local photography, clever and substantive clues, comprehensive background information, and exceptional design, Discover Nature is a must for getting the most out of your visit to national wildlife refuges, parks and other protected lands!Included: Scavenger hunt-style game with fun and interesting clues about the specific locations diverse wildlife and habitat. Game scores are awarded for correct answers and users receive a total at the end, along with a virtual badge that can be shared on social media. * Post GPS-tagged wildlife sightings and accompanying photographs, allowing others to share your experience and excitement! ** Record bird sightings and keep count in your personal virtual passport. Share photos, sightings, virtual postcard, and scores with your friends and family on Facebook! Check real-time conditions and sightings remotely by viewing on-the-ground users sightings and photographs. Build your own photo album, stored within the App. Information pages that offer background on the specific protected area, its hours of operation and other useful visitor information, as well as information about the mission of broader public lands systems. Fun Facts that both entertain and educate users about the protected areas flora, fauna and history. VisAlert that allows public lands managers to alert users to unique sightings, trail closings, hazards and other items of interest. Resource section includes information about local services including restaurants, hotels, rentals and others. Efficient content build means a quick download (nature cant wait!).* Game and information screens will operate without cell coverage after the initial download.** If cell service is not available for upload at the time of the sighting, tagged images and tips will upload once service is recovered.*** Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.Available Module Downloads Discover Ding NWR- Free Discover Oregon Islands Seabirds at Haystack Rock- Free Discover Oregon Islands Seabirds at Yaquina Head - Free Discover Oregon Islands Seabirds at Coquille Point - Free Discover Humboldt Bay NWR at Salmon Creek - Free Discover Humboldt Bay NWR at MaLel Dunes - Free Discover Okefenokee NWR - Free Discover San Diego NWR at South San Diego Bay (in English and Spanish!) Free Discover San Diego NWR at Sweetwater Marsh (in English and Spanish!) - FreeComing Soon!- Discover NCTC (National Conservation Training Center) Free- Discover Stillwater NWR Free- Discover Desert NWR at Corn Creek Free- Discover Modoc NWR Free- Discover Mahr Park - Free- Discover Anaho Island NWR Free- Discover Salton Sea NWR Free- Discover Kern NWR - Free

Full Specifications

What's new in version 3.0

Two locations are now offered in both English and Spanish! Sightings are auto-translated between languages! English and Spanish speakers can communicate wildlife sightings with one another in real time! Fewer bugs! We found some (it is a nature app after all) and decided they shouldnt bother you anymore. We removed them. Simplified and improved the user interface. Improved the user experience during initial setup and game play. Enhanced functionality related to My Passport, Sightings, and bird lists. A new digital postcard for game players to share with friends on Facebook. Added a map view for Available and Coming Soon sites. Added the ability for users to add photos to their bird lists, and remove birds as needed. Improved performance in even the most challenging natural (and sometime unnatural) conditions.

General

Release May 8, 2016
Date Added October 6, 2014
Version 3.0

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iphone4, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini4g

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