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New wildlife recording app launched

The Environmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (ERCCIS) has just launched a new mobile app to make recording all wildlife so much quicker and easier; the ORKS App.

This app allows you to record wildlife sightings while out and about, even if you don’t have wifi or mobile data signal. It prompts you for the essential information needed, and uses your phones GPS to get the location, allows you to add photos using your phone’s camera then upload to the ORKS website when you are ready.

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ERCCIS is working to make it as easy as possible for people to submit sightings of all flora and fauna in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The launch of the ORKS app is a great step forward to achieving this and will ensure accurate records to help conserve our amazing environment.

Download the ORKS app today; it's free, and can be found in Google Play and iTunes.