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WV Earth Day 2020: Social Media Contest: Earth Day Apps


The Trail Link App

Can help you find trails near your location.

With the TrailLink app you can:

  • Download maps for offline use
  • See your location on the trail
  • Find parking, restrooms & nearby ammenities
  • Sync your favorite trails, photos & reviews

To get started, download the TrailLink app and login with your TrailLink credentials.


AllTrails App

The AllTrails app is best known for its trail search feature. You can search for many well-reviewed trails, typically day-hikes near your current location. The basic app allows track recording. Additional features—like offline maps in the app or plotting routes on the website—require a subscription.



Merlin Bird ID

 Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Answer three simple questions about a bird you are trying to identify and Merlin will come up with a list of possible matches. Merlin offers quick identification help for all levels of bird watchers to learn about the birds, or snap a photo of a bird, or pull one in from your camera roll, and Merlin Photo ID will offer a short list of possible matches. Photo ID works completely offline, so you can identify birds in the photos you take when you are far from cell service.

Forest Tree ID

Find trees from their leaves, flowers, buds, twigs using clear images from trees.

Also, their A-Z tree list helps you to see all trees at once, compare them and learn about them.

It’s easy to find the history or locations and many information about the tree with Forest Tree Identification.

Information about trees are just under your fingers...


Night Sky


Night Sky (app) is an application developed and published by indie studio iCandi Apps Ltd. from the UK. Night Sky is a stargazing reference app, where the user can explore a virtual representation of the night sky to identify stars, planets, constellations and satellites.




Fairmont State University Litter Challenge

Join us in an Earth Day Litter Pickup Challenge:
Fairmont State University Creative Sustainability Council challenges you to pick up 50 pieces of litter by Friday, May 1. Use the code 371374 to join our challenge on Litterati.

See our Litter Pickup Safety video before starting the challenge.




In this app, Plum, an alien from the Planet Blorb, sends kids on missions outdoors to photograph awesome things that they find in nature like the weather, plants, shadows and bugs.