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Updated by William Bohmann on Mar 17, 2013
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Apps for Students in a Natural Resources Program

This is a list that may be used for students who are studying Natural Resources and use an iPad in their course of study

Peterson Birds of North America By Appweavers Inc.

Comprehensive ★★ Winner Best Outdoors App Ever Award 2011

Bird Sounds HD + By Your Apps Online

Easy to access bird sounds - over 130 - graphic interface

Leafsnap By Columbia University, University of Maryland, and Smithsonian Institution

Go for a walk, snap a photo and the app will identify the specimen and tell you information about it.

Backpacker Map Maker Lite By Trimble Navigation Limited

Interactive topo maps and aerial photos. Instant access to more than 68,000 topographic maps in the US and Canada. Would be great for field work. Good for taking screen shots of tracks and locations

True Compass By Rivolu Pte Ltd

Explore outdoors, share your location by email (works for iphone and ipad). Fully functional compass.

Notability - Take Notes & Annotate PDFs with Dropbox & Google Drive Sync By Ginger Labs

Taking notes in the field both written and audio. Taking pictures and placing in field notes and annotation of pictures.

iPlant By Lundgren Consulting LLC

iPlant is a reference guide containing culinary and medicinal information about common plants and herbs. It does not require an Internet connection

Gardening By Jeff Hale

Instructions on how to plant and the average time till harvest* Add plants to your garden list and track the time it will take till harvest* Create Todo lists and take photos. Journal option for observation.

Knot Guide HD (100+ knots) By Winkpass Creations, Inc.

100 interactive knots and how to tie them. Useful from fishing to boating, hiking, securing, etc...

Clouds and weather By WISSEN DIREKT, Realis Verlags-GmbH

Large photo gallery with over 70 examples of all cloud types and their weather information. Good when planning and spending time outdoors.