THE GREAT NATURE PROJECT #animals #greatnature #goadventure

The Great Nature Project National Geographic

THE GREAT NATURE PROJECT

This week we’d like to encourage you to join the us in The Great Nature Project and for a #GreatNature Walk .

National Geographic Kids is working this week (September 21 – 28) to set a Genesi World Record for the largest online photo album of animals and we think this is a great way to get kids outside and involved with photography.

The Great Nature Project National Geographic

To participate, slimily take a picture of an animal and hashtag it on Instagram using #greatnature and #animal.

For more information about The Great Nature Project, visit http://www.gre

atnatureproject.org/

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ABOUT THE GREAT NATURE PROJECT

The National Geographic Society, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, is urging everyone to get off the couch and go outside to explore — and celebrate — nature, whether in their own backyard, a local park or anywhere that nature thrives. From Sept. 21-29, 2013, National Geographic invites the whole world to take part in the Great Nature Project, an unprecedented attempt to capture and appreciate Earth’s biodiversity.

How can you participate? Anyone with a camera or camera phone is encouraged to take photos of any plants or animals they come across and share them with the world by uploading them to various social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram and Flickr, using the hashtag #GreatNature. The uploaded, tagged photos will be aggregated on greatnatureproject.org, where visitors to the website can view the images and take advantage of opportunities to engage deeper and learn more about the world’s biodiversity through educational and scientific resources.

As part of the Great Nature Project, National Geographic Kids is attempting to set a Guinness World Record for the largest online photo album of animals by collecting more than 100,000 animal images. Any photo of an animal uploaded and then shared with Great Nature Project with the addition of the hashtag #animal will be counted toward the record.

So remember, you have through September 29, 2013 to upload your nature and animal pics to Twitter, Instagram and Flickr using the #GreatNature hashtag and #animal where applicable.

Disclaimer: Adventure Mom is part of the National Geographic Insider program, where we help beta test products for National Geographic Kids. We aren’t paid to be apart of the group and our opinions are all our own. 

 

 



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Go Adventure Mom’s found, Kathy Dalton, launched Go Adventure Mom in 2012 in an effort to bring women together that love travel and the outdoors. As a former ski instructor, Kathy has taken her love for outdoor recreation and through the power of social media has created a platform to share her passion with the world. As a mom of three, Kathy loves to share her family adventures in Utah, cross-country skiing up Millcreek Canyon, skiing in the Wasatch Mountains, camping in Grand Teton National Park and camping in the Uintas. Kathy has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Parents and Parenting magazine. Kathy is a regular contributor to Visit Salt Lake and is a tip contributor on TripAdvisor.

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