A glorious fire poppy (Papaver californicum), an emblematic fire follower.
Photo: Mike Palladini / Land Trust of Napa County
Know before you go
Burn areas can be hazardous. Read through our 3 Know Before You Go guidelines before heading out.
Visit open sites safely
Once you’ve determined a safe and open burn area, you’re ready to adventure! Be sure you’re prepared with these tips and tricks.
Take a picture
Take a picture of what you find. Be sure to note the location of the plant.
Observations of plants in California burn areas
Fire followers (the human variety) participating in the project
Revive and share a language that reflects the richness of California’s relationship with fire
Make 250 plant observations for the Fire Followers iNaturalist project and receive this custom sticker and the Fire Followers lapel pin!
Make 250 plant observations for the Fire Followers iNaturalist project and receive this lapel pin and the Fire Followers sticker!
Make 500 plant observations on the California Fire Followers iNaturalist project and receive this t-shirt!