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Apple

I am an avid gardener who likes to document insects, spiders and wildlife in my garden. I am especially interested in Great Lakes wildlife.

Grand Rapids, MILat: 42.96, Long: -85.67

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The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
510 participants
3,209 spottings
Arthropods

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari

We're partnering with Project Noah to make our adventure truly interactive. We want you to upload pictures of ...

Flora of Michigan
32 participants
103 spottings
Plants

Flora of Michigan

The objective of this mission is to collect a comprehensive digital collection of the flora of Michigan. ...

Bugs of Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Toronto
69 participants
105 spottings
Arthropods

Bugs of Michigan, Wisconsin, ...

This mission is to post beautiful pictures of the world's coolest creepy crawlies, BUGS! Please feel free to share ...

Missionary Journey Midwest United States
7 participants
57 spottings
All

Missionary Journey Midwest ...

A record of all wildlife spotted by religious missionaries

ANTS!!!!
223 participants
407 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

there are apparently 22000 species of ants. lets get to it!!

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,453 participants
6,623 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

This mission is to document the incredible architectural abilities of animals from all genera.

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,138 participants
7,357 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

Insects are the most important pollinators of flowering plants (Angiosperms). They are very valuable for humans, ...

Hymenoptera of the world -- bees, ants and all their friends
55 participants
743 spottings
Arthropods

Hymenoptera of the world -- ...

The representatives of Hymenoptera order display a remarkable diversity not only of shapes and colours, but also ...

Wild Michigan
11 participants
187 spottings
All

Wild Michigan

To explore and share the beauty and wonder of Michigan’s amazing natural world.

Flora and Fauna of California Wilderness
191 participants
1,584 spottings
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Flora and Fauna of California ...

Exploring and documenting the flora and fauna of the wilderness areas in California. Let's share our discoveries ...

California Native Mammals
125 participants
224 spottings
Mammals

California Native Mammals

Help spot Native California Mammals in the wild

Just Amazing - California
99 participants
711 spottings
All

Just Amazing - California

It is to see all the amazing living things we have here and to see all those things come together. This mission is ...

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
562 participants
817 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

Please share photos of wildlife in accredited sanctuaries and centers for animals rescued from situations ...

African Cats
58 participants
161 spottings
Mammals

African Cats

By displaying the beauty of these creatures, maybe we will fight harder to protect them.

Organisms of Java
36 participants
1,469 spottings
All

Organisms of Java

This mission give us the amazing biomass in Indonesia or native to Indonesia. Indonesia is an archipelago country ...

Mason Farm Biological Reserve
11 participants
696 spottings
All

Mason Farm Biological Reserve

For spottings of wildlife (birds, insects, mammals, amphibians, reptiles) and plants at the Mason Farm Biological ...

Mammals of Killarney Provincial Park
1 participant
0 spottings
Mammals

Mammals of Killarney Provincial ...

This mission is for all those park visitors who want to help contribute to the Natural Heritage Education of the ...

Wildlife of South Africa
30 participants
861 spottings
All

Wildlife of South Africa

Our Southern Africa community is quite small on PN. Let's create a field guide to all the natural wonders that we ...

Colombia Wildlife
36 participants
1,667 spottings
All

Colombia Wildlife

Show to the world why we're one of the Megadiversity countries in the Earth!

2013 Best Wildlife Photo
417 participants
9,334 spottings
All

2013 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos. This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

Dangerous Wildlife of Southeastern USA
62 participants
73 spottings
All

Dangerous Wildlife of ...

Help create a traveling resource to identify, learn about and avoid dangerous wildlife in Southeastern USA.

Jumping Spiders of the World
388 participants
1,680 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

With cat like grace, agility and Teddy Bearish charms bellying their formidable predatory instincts, the jumping ...

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
2,203 participants
45,449 spottings
All

National Geographic's Great ...

National Geographic is urging everyone to get outside to explore nature. Participants are asked to contribute ...

Reptiles of the World
955 participants
7,226 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Animal Young of Florida
61 participants
419 spottings
All

Animal Young of Florida

It is important for people to know the young of species as some of these are different from their adult forms both ...

Mission WILD
2,130 participants
18,064 spottings
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Mission WILD

The WILD Foundation works to protect & interconnect at least half of the planet’s land & water to sustain the ...

The Cardinal Rule - North Eastern US
77 participants
35 spottings
Birds

The Cardinal Rule - North ...

This is a mission to gather as many pictures and information on Cardinals as possible. Size & Shape The Northern ...

Galapagos Biodiversity
389 participants
941 spottings
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Galapagos Biodiversity

The objective of this mission undertaken by the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos is to celebrate all ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,345 participants
2,911 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

Curious which vegetable varieties might grow best in your garden? Cornell researchers are, too. We compile ...

Marine Mammals of the World
1,146 participants
851 spottings
Mammals

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine mammals are a diverse group of 120 species of mammal that are primarily ocean-dwelling or depend on the ...

Great Lakes Shoreline Project
68 participants
74 spottings
All

Great Lakes Shoreline Project

There are so many different species of wildlife that live or visit where the water meets the land. The Great ...

Trees of Michigan
91 participants
58 spottings
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Trees of Michigan

Cataloging the trees of Michigan in order to notice patterns of species location.

Turf Weeds of Michigan
36 participants
37 spottings
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Turf Weeds of Michigan

To bring to attention the common and uncommon turf weeds of Michigan. Lets us all know whats in our own yards.

2012 Best Wildlife Photo
1,285 participants
13,205 spottings
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2012 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos. This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

The Color Blue
2,137 participants
4,168 spottings
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The Color Blue

There are so many incredible animals in the color blue. However, at the same time, they are few when considering ...

Kruger National Park, South Africa
39 participants
626 spottings
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Kruger National Park, South ...

The Kruger National Park is a great destination if you love the outdoors! There is so many different ecosystems ...

African Mammals in the Wild
37 participants
601 spottings
Mammals

African Mammals in the Wild

To document visually the diversity of African mammals, including the cetaceans and pinnipeds.

Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa
113 participants
2,354 spottings
Birds

Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa has impressive and beautiful birds and this mission will allow us to share and document our spottings in ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,250 participants
7,111 spottings
All

Backyard Habitats of the World

Please only post spottings to the mission that are appropriate to the mission guidelines. Only spottings that are ...

Flowers of North America
8,931 participants
26,072 spottings
Plants

Flowers of North America

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what flowers are ...

nature of new york
43 participants
2,285 spottings
All

nature of new york

take photos of wild life to see what we have discovered.

Wilds of South-East Queensland
50 participants
1,074 spottings
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Wilds of South-East Queensland

To document the vast array of flora and fauna found throughout SE Queensland.

What's in your Sydney back yard?
37 participants
490 spottings
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What's in your Sydney back yard?

Document the wildlife in our Sydney suburban area.

Birds of the Southeast U.S.
356 participants
4,998 spottings
Birds

Birds of the Southeast U.S.

For spottings of snake species in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North ...

Critters of the Midwest
333 participants
2,073 spottings
All

Critters of the Midwest

This mission documents all the critters of the Midwest (includes both insects and animals).

Marsupials of the World
199 participants
376 spottings
Mammals

Marsupials of the World

There are only 434 Marsupials on our planet. Let's see how many Marsupials Project Noah can find. Marsupials are ...

Animals with Warning Colors
735 participants
1,194 spottings
All

Animals with Warning Colors

Many animals use colors in the opposite way of camouflage. They have bright colors wich make them highly ...

Fungus in America
135 participants
2,152 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Nature in Yellow
2,037 participants
9,119 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

It would be so interesting to see all the yellow flowers, fruits, insects, animals of the world.

Orchids of the Americas
104 participants
420 spottings
Plants

Orchids of the Americas

The principal value of the virtual world of orchids, is to preserve, catalog and identify the different and ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
991 participants
4,905 spottings
All

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

We here at the National Wildlife Federation are celebrating our 74th annual National Wildlife Week! This year we ...

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of the World
300 participants
698 spottings
Other

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of ...

Opistobranchs are a large and diverse group of marine gastropods. They include several types of sea slugs: sea ...

Traveling Noah
1 participant
1 spotting
All

Traveling Noah

Reminding us to pause and take a break while on vacation or traveling. All organisms are welcome. Most people when ...

Life and Mathematics
203 participants
557 spottings
All

Life and Mathematics

Life and mathematics are intimately implicated. And this relationship is visible now and then. If you see it, take ...

Primate Watch
702 participants
1,143 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

The Primate Specialist Group is a network of scientists and conservationists who stand against the tide of ...

Southern California Wildlife
378 participants
6,289 spottings
All

Southern California Wildlife

Southern California is one of the most biologically diverse regions in America which allows for unique wildlife ...

Trees of the World
783 participants
3,922 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Flora and Fauna of New Zealand
26 participants
654 spottings
All

Flora and Fauna of New Zealand

Help to document native flora and fauna of New Zealand. New Zealand is a land of contrasts from the sub-tropical ...

Florida's Flora & Fauna
216 participants
6,202 spottings
All

Florida's Flora & Fauna

Become more aware of the need to conserve, preserve, and coexist with our wildlife and natural surroundings in ...

Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
37 participants
187 spottings
All

Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Plants and animals in the Greater-Yellowstone Eco-system. Home to the largest concentration of Grizzly Bears in ...

Moths of the World
2,304 participants
24,847 spottings
Arthropods

Moths of the World

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside your door, or ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,097 participants
4,143 spottings
All

Mimetic Animals of the World

One of the most striking survival strategies of animals is mimicking their environment. Mimetism can be used for ...

Great Mammals of India
71 participants
212 spottings
Mammals

Great Mammals of India

India is considered as source of many old age Mammls from this beautiful Planet. Many mammals hold India's ...

The Forbidden Fruit of Northern India
21 participants
40 spottings
Plants

The Forbidden Fruit of Northern ...

Any inedible, poisonous, wild fruit can be shared here.

Birds of Ohio
165 participants
610 spottings
Birds

Birds of Ohio

Discover and catalog the birds of Ohio by sharing photos and descriptions of the birds you encounter. Birds can ...

Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US
235 participants
253 spottings
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Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US

This mission is dedicated to showcasing spiral patterns found in nature. Whether it be Fibonacci spiral patterns ...

Florida Wetlands
180 participants
1,345 spottings
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Florida Wetlands

Florida has many wildlife sanctuaries and wetlands. This mission encompasses many locations in Florida

Birds of Western Ghats
76 participants
899 spottings
Birds

Birds of Western Ghats

Any migratory or local bird spotted in these states are also eligible. Spotting photographs shot within political ...

Wildflowers of Wisconsin
95 participants
505 spottings
Plants

Wildflowers of Wisconsin

This site is just for wildflowers/wild plants found in Wisconsin!

Wild Love
119 participants
476 spottings
All

Wild Love

The mating rituals of some animals are wonderfully bizarre and each species in animal kingdom has a different ...

Spring Migration - Midwestern US
34 participants
56 spottings
Birds

Spring Migration - Midwestern US

Spring Migration of birds and other species Several birds migrate back to their home in the spring, the ...

Symbiotic Relationships
800 participants
1,100 spottings
All

Symbiotic Relationships

Symbiosis is close and often long-term interaction between different biological species. There are many example of ...

Birds of the World
11,980 participants
73,780 spottings
Birds

Birds of the World

There are over 10,000 living species of birds on the planet. They can be found in ecosystems across the globe, ...

Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and Ice - NorthEastern United States
130 participants
229 spottings
All

Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and ...

Animals using, playing in, interacting with, or affected by snow, frost, or ice. Plants growing in or affected by ...

The Color Red
5,457 participants
12,199 spottings
All

The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of wildlife images ...

Amphibians of the World
1,996 participants
5,494 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

Lethal fungi, habitat loss, and predators have caused severe declines in amphibian populations around the world. ...

Moms with their Babies - Northeastern US
82 participants
90 spottings
All

Moms with their Babies - ...

Take photos, of baby animals with their mothers, I am a licensed wildlife rehabilitator and i get a lot of babies, ...

Call for the color purple - SouthEastern United States
187 participants
360 spottings
All

Call for the color purple - ...

Find all things purple to help support awareness for cystic fibrosis month. Together we can let the world see that ...

Beneficial Insects - Great Lakes Region
89 participants
379 spottings
Arthropods

Beneficial Insects - Great Lakes ...

Beneficial insects play an important role in a healthy ecosystem. Help us protect them! By identifying these ...

Fall Into Phenology
1,115 participants
1,869 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

Celebrate the Fall Equinox and help us reach our goal of 500 reported observations with Project BudBurst’s new ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
950 participants
3,504 spottings
Plants

Fruiting Bodies of the World

This mission is about mapping all the different kinds of fruiting bodies around the world. This doesn't ...

Seeds and Seed Pods
125 participants
558 spottings
Plants

Seeds and Seed Pods

Pods are produced by plants to help with the delivery of the seeds and to encourage the transportation of the seed ...

Cranes
161 participants
129 spottings
Birds

Cranes

Cranes can be found on 5 continents and in the cultural traditions, mythology, and folklore of many cultures. A ...

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
432 participants
246 spottings
Arthropods

Parental care in insects and ...

[PLEASE READ the instructions under the other tab!] Did you know that some of the lesser creatures engage in ...

Birds in Chicago
50 participants
404 spottings
Birds

Birds in Chicago

Document siting of birds in the Chicagoland area during all seasons.

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
854 participants
3,406 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

This mission is to document the food habits of animals from all genera.

Eastern North America Trees
275 participants
958 spottings
Plants

Eastern North America Trees

All trees and shrubs welcomed! This mission is created to survey Eastern North American trees and shrubs. A ...

Path of the Tapir Biological Corridor
15 participants
709 spottings
All

Path of the Tapir Biological ...

To monitor, document and catalog all wildlife in the biologically diverse and environmentally sensitive 'Path of ...

Midwestern gardens
202 participants
1,639 spottings
All

Midwestern gardens

Intended to document the beauty and wildlife existing in home-based gardens in the Midwestern United States.

Captive Animals
2,176 participants
10,539 spottings
All

Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own zoos. edit: I ...

California Coastal Wildlife Watch
905 participants
2,572 spottings
All

California Coastal Wildlife Watch

Around the world, coastal ecosystems are known for their unique wildlife. From sea birds to native plant life, ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
7,952 participants
52,157 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

Butterflies and Moths are insects of the order Lepidoptera. Their brilliant colors have inspired artistic ...

Great Lakes Monitoring
846 participants
4,430 spottings
All

Great Lakes Monitoring

The Great Lakes are the largest surface freshwater system containing over 80 percent of freshwater on the Earth. ...

2011 Best Wildlife Photo
8,534 participants
9,405 spottings
All

2011 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos. This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

Global Urban Biodiversity
6,915 participants
36,857 spottings
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Global Urban Biodiversity

Millions of city-dwellers walk their local streets every day, but many overlook the multitude of animals and ...

International Spider Survey
3,300 participants
14,233 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs. The International Society of Arachnology is the ...

Midwestern gardens
202 participants
1,639 spottings
All

Midwestern gardens

Intended to document the beauty and wildlife existing in home-based gardens in the Midwestern United States.