Parks and Recreation Online Resource Guide

Live Streams

San Diego Zoo Live Cams

https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari Live Stream- Weekdays at 3 p.m.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2915534028492292/?event_time_id=2915534041825624

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Streams

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=monterey+bay+aquarium+live+cam

Elmwood Park Zoo “Zoo School” - Weekdays at 11 a.m.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=monterey+bay+aquarium+live+cam

Houston Zoo - Daily Live Streaming Events

https://www.facebook.com/houstonzoo

Georgia Aquarium Live Streams

https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcam/african-penguin-cam/

National Aquarium Live Streams

https://www.aqua.org/Experience/live

Big Bear Bald Eagle Cam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBQhLAIBTH0&feature=youtu.be

Smithsonian National Zoo

https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams

Kitten Rescue Sanctuary

https://explore.org/livecams/kitten-rescue/kitten-rescue-cam


Virtual Tours

Virtual Field Trips

https://freedomhomeschooling.com/virtual-field-trips/?fbclid=IwAR2dLU8YI0PF9_t02WJWMt8r6Og-trqr74-f-acVt5n1i30a8qF17BI8hHQ 

Kenai Fjords National Park- Alaska

https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/kenai-fjords/exit-glacier-tour

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/kenai-fjords/exit-glacier-tour

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/carlsbad-caverns/natural-entrance-tour

Bryce Canyon National Park

https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/bryce-canyon/sunset-point-tour

Dry Tortugas National Park

https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/dry-tortugas/near-little-africa-tour

The Louvre

https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne#tabs

The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour

All Available Natural Parks on Google Earth

https://earth.google.com/web/@34.73255594,-94.20827199,312.21005962a,12000003.67034061d,35y,0h,0t,0r/data=Ci0SKxIgMzVhNjc1YmQ0NjVjMTFlOTg0Yjg1NTMyNWRjMDk2MzQiB3ZveV90b2M

Dallas Arboretum

https://business.facebook.com/watch/?v=2642834359376278 

Apps

Birdwatching/Identification

  • Merlin Bird ID: Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • BirdNET: Bird Song Identification
  • *Available on GooglePlay only
  • EyeLoveBirds: Bird Checklists
  • Picture Bird - Bird Identifier

Plant Identification

  • PictureThis - Plant Identifier
  • PlantSnap Plant Identification
  • PlantNet
  • LeafSnap

Hiking/Biking/Running

  • AllTrails: Hike, Bike & Run
  • FootPath Route Planner
  • Map My Ride by Under Armour
  • Star Walk - Explore the Sky

Nature Community

  • iNaturalist
  • This app is part of a citizen science project that allows naturalists, biologists, and citizens to share and learn important information about the world around us.

Podcasts

Plants and Animals

Birdwatching/Birding

Parks and Natural Areas

Workouts and Activities

12 Minute Yoga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbAYMQC_ZaE&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3WNBHp5r0YmP1u5Ko29aE362U7NRfdQ4TnCk-Hd_PH0CZVL3mSa5NmiG0 

Beginner Home Workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhEZRO20tgI&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0w2FwM3no71YelOLP84ihgRc8Q30TftJzYtsvBvLvHcvwG_dwuhpwNxQg 

Backyard Fun

https://blog.mosquito.buzz/fun-things-to-do-in-your-backyard?fbclid=IwAR2CQNaQ6YMgnY_YW0yo50wjrVhEDmuPUvqioqnrHdTiB6N_yKOwisedDjs 

Preschool Swim Skills

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HUdrGwXAKkEUozL7XNLddS2F4W76s3Sg/view?ts=5e7e1275&fbclid=IwAR3Vde1NYO0CJJbmOUWLAAZ-mbjSJtuedr-b73I2DxlgN8whdO4ZnTN0oeo 


DIY and Crafts

Nature Crafts

https://www.redtedart.com/nature-crafts-101-20-stunning-crafts-using-items-found-in-nature/?fbclid=IwAR0U58xO0fr-sAdivWMux2rRQbStwGT6xMemTYS_Nq7KoJNMP69S3T9a7g0 

Indoor Activities for Kids

https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/indoor-activities-for-kids/?fbclid=IwAR1FbwAHpR5ggb8_Pdnxs3FmIvPVvHvcR9zFyD5v7KWKwKfpCu8HlhaDf7I 

30 Easy Paper Crafts

https://redtri.com/perfect-paper-crafts-for-kids/slide/1