Are you ready for this month’s Seek challenge? Get outside and give it a go.

coexistence challenge

Seek: Neighborhood Challenge

This Nature Challenge was created by Seek (by iNaturalist):

Your mission:

Nature is resilient and all around us. From cities to farmland, plants and animals find a way to thrive. Even in urban areas, plants, birds, and insects coexist with us.

  • Find 2 plants in the order Asterales (sunflowers, bellflowers, fanflowers, and allies)
  • Find 3 birds in the order Passeriformes (perching birds)
  • Find 1 insect in the order Coleoptera (beetles)

What is Seek? And how do you get started?

Seek (by iNaturalist) is a kid-safe app that helps you explore nature and get to know your local species!

Seek identifies and names plants, animals, and fungi by using the camera on a phone or tablet device. Seek also provides facts about the species you observe to deepen your understanding.

You can use Seek anywhere! Try your backyard, local park, or a nature reserve. Exciting new challenges are released monthly.

To try Seek, ask your parent or educator to visit the iNaturalist website. Or, they can click here for more information.

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