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Posting Sightings To iNaturalist Including Location

One of the best ways you can help in saving the environment is by posting sightings to iNaturalist including the location of such sightings.  To do this with the location information, you will need to have the GPS co-ordinates of where you located the bird, insect, plant or animal. So why is this important?  Well there are several reasons. It provides you with a permanent record of where you sighted and where, plus the time of year too. It provides

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Finding GPS Locations for Photographs

Some cameras are equipped with GPS tracking and record the exact location of photographs in the EXIF data.  If you’re not sure what this is, you can read about it in Wikipedia at the link on EXIF Data. Your phone photos certainly have GPS data attached to them if you have location services turned on while using the camera. So you don’t need to worry about those ones.  For those of us who like taking photos with larger cameras however,

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