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See It.

Get outside and snap a photo of a plant or animal in your area.

Snap It.

Snap a photo of a plant or animal you see there.

Upload It.

Upload your photo to any of the photo-sharing websites listed below and use the hashtag #GreatNature.

Add #animal to any of your photos of animals to help us achieve a Guinness World Records® title for the Largest Online Photo Album of Animals.

If you're under the age of 13, upload your photo using Kids My Shot.

To join the global network of citizen scientists, share your Great Nature Project photos in Project Noah or iNaturalist. Register for one of these communities, and then share your photos with the Great Nature Project group. To share images on iSpot add the tag #GreatNature in the “Descriptive tag” box for each observation.

Think your photo is great enough to appear in National Geographic magazine? Share your best shot with National Geographic editors and other photo enthusiasts on Your Shot - be sure to upload it with #GreatNature.

If you would like to participate as an organized group, visit the Groups page.

Show your #GreatNature pride with these free wallpapers and themes for Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Download the designs below and use on your personal social media sites to help spread the word about the Great Nature Project!