Being an iNaturalist Curator - Discord Chat on Saturday, April 18th at 6PM CDT

That was fun, so we're doing it again:

Being an iNaturalist Curator

Saturday, April 18th at 6PM Central Daylight Time (see in your local timezone)


We'll have a group chat, with @bouteloua screensharing / presenting, about what it's like to be a curator and what some of the common tasks are. If you're already a curator, feel free to join in and add your perspective!

To attend, download Discord’s software or mobile app (there are issues viewing the stream in a browser)
  • Join the iNaturalist Discord server: https://discord.gg/eCD4WvT
  • Under Voice Channels, open the General chat a little before it starts
  • Once @bouteloua begins screen sharing, you will need to Join Stream
  • We have a concurrent text chat at #v-of-the-c too
  • Please mute yourself when not talking :)
You can submit questions ahead of time here.

Basic outline:

  • Who are iNaturalist Curators?
  • What Curators can & can't do
  • Taxonomic curation
    • External authorities & policies
    • Adding missing species
    • Ungrafted taxa
    • Taxon changes
    • Locked & "complete" taxa
    • Taxon framework relationships
  • Editing geoprivacy
  • Spam patrol & false positive spam resolution
  • Resolving flags
  • Community Guidelines & moderation
  • How to become a Curator
  • Additional resources
  • Q&A - you can submit questions ahead of time here
Hope to "see" you there!
—cassi
Posted by bouteloua bouteloua, April 14, 2020 18:31

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If we came to the first one, can we have special permission to attend this one too?!? :)

Posted by sambiology 5 months ago (Flag)
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lol sure!

Posted by bouteloua 5 months ago (Flag)
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tonight!

Posted by bouteloua 5 months ago (Flag)

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