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Greg Shchepanek

Greg Shchepanek

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Slime Molds
167 participants
241 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

Mission for those slimy, but often beautifully colored molds that are often confused with fungi. Now a global ...

Coastal Wildlife of Northeastern U.S.
100 participants
364 spottings
All

Coastal Wildlife of Northeastern ...

Help us rediscover the beauty of our Northeastern coast by submitting your photographs and videos of wildlife near ...

I am Canadian - Wildlife
12 participants
82 spottings
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I am Canadian - Wildlife

Get out and about and spot some wildlife in your local area that you think says "Canada". Tell us why you think it ...

Orchids of the Americas
107 participants
428 spottings
Plants

Orchids of the Americas

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

Turtle Crisis - Ontario
39 participants
33 spottings
Reptiles

Turtle Crisis - Ontario

Seven out of the eight turtle species found in Ontario are considered at risk, meaning they could become extinct ...

Raptors of North America
1,158 participants
3,313 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

Raptors (Birds of Prey - Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, Owls and Vultures) are found throughout North America - from the ...

Acadia National Park
22 participants
130 spottings
All

Acadia National Park

People have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history. Awed by its fauna & flora beauty and ...

Ontario Wildlife
97 participants
1,029 spottings
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Ontario Wildlife

Discover wildlife in Ontario and educate those around us.

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,133 participants
4,411 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 ...

Wildlife of Manitoba
57 participants
105 spottings
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Wildlife of Manitoba

Observe and photograph wildlife in Manitoba, Canada.

Northern Ontario Wildlife
11 participants
191 spottings
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Northern Ontario Wildlife

Wildlife of Northern Ontario

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
441 participants
256 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 ...

Snakes of the World
1,703 participants
4,024 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

A mission to document the beautiful snakes species from around the world.

Flies!
392 participants
3,714 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

Flies are everywhere and quite frankly, I think they get a bad rap! Yes some can eat disgusting things, annoy you ...

Reptiles of the World
975 participants
7,403 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Wildlife of the Niagara Region
56 participants
716 spottings
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Wildlife of the Niagara Region

The Niagara Region and surrounding Golden Horseshoe is a rapidly expanding and growing area. Despite the ever ...

Canada's East Coast Wildlife
41 participants
155 spottings
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Canada's East Coast Wildlife

A place to record the images or videos captured of the various critters on Canada's East Coast. The creator loves ...

Caterpillars of Eastern North America
118 participants
256 spottings
Arthropods

Caterpillars of Eastern North ...

It seems that everywhere we look we see butterflies and moths, but we never seem to think about where they came ...

Beetles!
473 participants
6,269 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

Beetles are the most diverse group of organisms on Earth. They are found on six continents in almost every ...

Flower close-ups of Ontario
66 participants
187 spottings
Plants

Flower close-ups of Ontario

I love to take close-up pictures of flowers. The intricacy of the flowers themselves is amazing! Anyone who enjoys ...

Purples in Nature of Ontario
17 participants
65 spottings
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Purples in Nature of Ontario

Nature uses colors in many many different ways. Animals use color camouflages, while plants - to attracts insects ...

Wild Love
122 participants
523 spottings
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Wild Love

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

Moths of the World
2,369 participants
25,812 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 ...

Wild Orchids
135 participants
841 spottings
Plants

Wild Orchids

The ideal spotting would include a close up of the flower, a clear shot of the leaves, a picture of the whole ...

Symbiotic Relationships
826 participants
1,124 spottings
All

Symbiotic Relationships

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

Slime Moulds of the World
25 participants
124 spottings
Fungi

Slime Moulds of the World

Myxomycetes (plasmodial slime moulds), are a group of Protista comprising about 1200 species. They are found in ...

Lichens
228 participants
998 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

Lichens are the symbiotic union of a fungus with either a green alga or a cyanobacteria. They are very different ...

Wildlife in the Greater Toronto Area
42 participants
272 spottings
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Wildlife in the Greater Toronto ...

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is the largest metropolitan area in Canada with almost 6 million people... however, ...

Eastern North America Trees
275 participants
965 spottings
Plants

Eastern North America Trees

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

The Color Blue
2,197 participants
4,356 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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,512 participants
6,944 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Monarch Migration
977 participants
552 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

Where have you seen a Monarch? Help document Monarch migration by posting photos of your spottings.

Ferns of Northeastern U.S.
203 participants
159 spottings
Plants

Ferns of Northeastern U.S.

To create a catalog of ferns and allied families found in New England and bordering states and areas of Canada. ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,174 participants
7,885 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Amphibians of the World
2,050 participants
5,755 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
664 participants
1,392 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

The objective of this mission is to collect pictures of the interaction between different species of arthropods. ...

Project Squirrel
5,410 participants
3,222 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

Fox squirrels and grey squirrels are two of the most familiar species of wildlife in many neighborhoods and ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,562 participants
5,385 spottings
All

Signs of Wildlife

If you look carefully, there are signs of wildlife everywhere. From subtle animal tracks and abandoned spider ...

Fall Into Phenology
1,157 participants
1,961 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

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

The Color Red
5,497 participants
12,505 spottings
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The Color Red

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

International Spider Survey
3,366 participants
14,910 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Bat Monitoring Project
757 participants
415 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

The Bat Conservancy is an international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting biological diversity ...

Great Lakes Monitoring
861 participants
4,485 spottings
All

Great Lakes Monitoring

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,591 participants
9,764 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution and over 5,000 ...

Mushroom Mapping
5,424 participants
22,745 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

Mushroom ecology is a pivotal orientation point for exploring urban systems. Help us gather important data and ...

Birds of the World
12,055 participants
75,523 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, ...

Flowers of North America
9,016 participants
26,510 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 ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
6,944 participants
37,457 spottings
All

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

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

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,151 participants
2,931 spottings
Arthropods

The Lost Ladybug Project

Across North America ladybug species distribution is changing. We're asking you to join us in finding out where ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,014 participants
54,043 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Great Pollinator Project of NYC
1,504 participants
1,093 spottings
Arthropods

Great Pollinator Project of NYC

One-third of our food depends on the services of a pollinator—bee or other insect, bird, or mammal. Bees are the ...