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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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International Spider Survey
3,645 participants
16,937 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
632 participants
5,453 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
33 participants
112 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
239 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
63 spottings
All

Missionary Journey Midwest ...

A record of all wildlife spotted by religious missionaries

ANTS!!!!
262 participants
519 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

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

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,756 participants
8,033 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,315 participants
9,347 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
84 participants
1,274 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
221 participants
2,448 spottings
All

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
140 participants
220 spottings
Mammals

California Native Mammals

Help spot Native California Mammals in the wild

Just Amazing - California
112 participants
817 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
665 participants
941 spottings
All

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

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

African Cats
61 participants
164 spottings
Mammals

African Cats

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

Organisms of Java
41 participants
1,718 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
18 participants
859 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
35 participants
993 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
47 participants
1,833 spottings
All

Colombia Wildlife

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

2013 Best Wildlife Photo
403 participants
8,808 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
61 participants
76 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
576 participants
2,135 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
2,862 participants
67,390 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
1,070 participants
8,610 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Animal Young of Florida
62 participants
451 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
2,883 participants
31,485 spottings
All

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
515 participants
1,021 spottings
All

Galapagos Biodiversity

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

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,475 participants
3,354 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
1,291 participants
1,000 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
72 participants
101 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
97 participants
65 spottings
All

Trees of Michigan

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

Turf Weeds of Michigan
38 participants
38 spottings
All

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
1,270 participants
13,126 spottings
All

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
2,427 participants
5,110 spottings
All

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
46 participants
671 spottings
All

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
48 participants
819 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
122 participants
2,733 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
1,466 participants
8,754 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
9,232 participants
28,862 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
44 participants
2,503 spottings
All

nature of new york

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

Wilds of South-East Queensland
53 participants
1,285 spottings
All

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
485 spottings
All

What's in your Sydney back yard?

Document the wildlife in our Sydney suburban area.

Birds of the Southeast U.S.
364 participants
6,565 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
392 participants
2,867 spottings
All

Critters of the Midwest

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

Marsupials of the World
219 participants
424 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
833 participants
1,392 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
164 participants
2,882 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Nature in Yellow
2,302 participants
11,090 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
109 participants
449 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!
1,111 participants
5,932 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
337 participants
984 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
224 participants
665 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
768 participants
1,349 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

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

Southern California Wildlife
405 participants
6,637 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
868 participants
4,417 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Flora and Fauna of New Zealand
30 participants
778 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
237 participants
7,059 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
46 participants
302 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
2,629 participants
32,889 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. ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,263 participants
5,010 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
74 participants
231 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
167 participants
634 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
246 participants
258 spottings
All

Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US

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

Florida Wetlands
187 participants
1,466 spottings
All

Florida Wetlands

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

Birds of Western Ghats
84 participants
1,014 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
98 participants
514 spottings
Plants

Wildflowers of Wisconsin

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

Wild Love
142 participants
614 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
35 participants
97 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
918 participants
1,224 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
12,406 participants
88,761 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
133 participants
303 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
5,709 participants
13,711 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
2,276 participants
6,657 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
83 participants
92 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
191 participants
405 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
94 participants
406 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
1,210 participants
2,129 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
1,080 participants
4,309 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 of Eastern USA
160 participants
95 spottings
Birds

Cranes of Eastern USA

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
488 participants
277 spottings
Arthropods

Parental care in insects and ...

[PLEASE READ the instructions under Overview first!*]. Did you know that some of the lesser creatures engage in ...

Birds in Chicago
50 participants
441 spottings
Birds

Birds in Chicago

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

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
965 participants
4,049 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Eastern North America Trees
281 participants
995 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
16 participants
809 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
208 participants
1,849 spottings
All

Midwestern gardens

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

Captive Animals
2,393 participants
11,717 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
939 participants
2,865 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
8,202 participants
63,319 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
884 participants
5,308 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
8,528 participants
9,327 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 ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,054 participants
40,558 spottings
All

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

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

Midwestern gardens
208 participants
1,849 spottings
All

Midwestern gardens

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