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JoAnneDavis

JoAnneDavis

I currently work for Indiana's DNR as the assistant non-game aquatic biologist. I studied Wildlife Biology at Ball State University.

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Mission Mammal
4 participants
8 spottings
Mammals

Mission Mammal

This mission was founded to provide a strong list of wild mammals and in the future help to conserve them.

Mission Mussels: Stopping the Devastating Decline of Our Freshwater Mussels
3 participants
7 spottings
Other

Mission Mussels: Stopping the ...

Many people view mussels as just rocks, but they are not. They are a food source for many creatures, even human. ...

Mollusca
124 participants
958 spottings
Other

Mollusca

This Mission is the online repository of marine, fresh-water and terrestrial mollusks spotted by Project ...

516 participants
7,961 spottings
All

2015 Best Wildlife Photo

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

300 participants
769 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

Mantids are amazing insects! Unusual and alien looking. Considered good luck in some cultures, these predatory ...

4 participants
16 spottings
All

Invasive Species of the Midwest

A species is invasive when it is both nonnative to the ecosystem in which it is found, and capable of causing ...

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 ...

251 participants
355 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

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

21 participants
10 spottings
All

Plant Products

Things that come from plants

40 participants
40 spottings
Plants

Grasses of North America

Since there aren't many field guides dedicated to grasses, and most of those are illustrated with drawings instead ...

551 participants
7,927 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

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 ...

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 ...

3,644 participants
16,936 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

5,359 participants
3,161 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 ...

39 participants
62 spottings
Plants

Non-flowering Plants of North ...

There are many beautiful and colorful plants that never have flowers. How many can you find and identify around ...

47 participants
296 spottings
All

Wildlife of Indiana

This mission is to gather documented sightings of all wildlife (not including plants and fungi) throughout the ...

2,883 participants
31,480 spottings
All

Mission WILD

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

281 participants
145 spottings
Arthropods

World Science Festival Cicada ...

We're calling all citizen scientists to help track 17-Year Cicadas! Join the World Science Festival Cicada Count ...

101 participants
139 spottings
All

North American Bat Tracker

We want to know where bats are and what they're doing! North American bats are under tremendous pressure from ...

2,629 participants
32,886 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. ...

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 ...

262 participants
519 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

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

604 participants
4,302 spottings
Arthropods

Caterpillars and larvae of the ...

There are many beautiful and unique larva forms such as caterpillars that we never even notice until they turn ...

165 participants
657 spottings
Fungi

Fantastic Fungi - WV, OH, MI

The main purpose of this mission is to explore different kinds of fungi in our environment.

23 participants
59 spottings
Birds

Warblers through the Midwest

Discover and catalog the migratory warblers traveling through the Midwest by sharing photos and descriptions of ...

68 participants
477 spottings
All

Wildflowers of Indiana

Document the wildflowers of Indiana

665 participants
941 spottings
All

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

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

568 participants
5,132 spottings
Other

Global Coral Reef Monitoring

The Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network works hard to improve management and conservation of coral reefs by ...

788 participants
3,748 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

This is not for jumping organisms! This mission is focusing on the Auchenorrhyncha suborder (Free-living ...

730 participants
1,538 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

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

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 ...

965 participants
4,049 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

1,071 participants
627 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

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

988 participants
736 spottings
All

Rare Color Morphs

If you find an animal or plant that is not it's normal color, please add it to this mission. Though rare, ...

1,266 participants
1,967 spottings
All

Eggs of the World

Nothing is more symbolic to life in this world than the egg. Like wildlife itself, eggs come in all shapes and ...

1,315 participants
9,343 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

1,285 participants
15,124 spottings
All

Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, insects, even ...

1,263 participants
5,009 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 ...

1,508 participants
2,289 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

Herbs & spices have been used since ancient times. They have been used for cooking, as medicines, in religion, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

830 participants
473 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

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

1,271 participants
3,799 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

2,778 participants
5,927 spottings
All

Signs of Wildlife

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

1,368 participants
3,375 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the United States - ...

Snakes play vital roles as mid- to top-level predators in our natural ecosystems but they are often very ...

5,756 participants
25,284 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

5,625 participants
3,524 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

5,709 participants
13,712 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 ...

2,276 participants
6,651 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

2,756 participants
8,031 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

1,860 participants
4,465 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

7,054 participants
40,547 spottings
All

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

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

8,202 participants
63,311 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

4,767 participants
11,047 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

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 ...

184 participants
328 spottings
Amphibians

Midwest Amphibian Study

To catalog and study amphibians in their natural habitat.

177 participants
481 spottings
Reptiles

Midwest Reptile Study

The mission of this group is to catalog local reptiles in the wild and to aid in the education and conservation of ...

12,406 participants
88,747 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, ...

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 ...

1,070 participants
8,606 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

868 participants
4,416 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

9,232 participants
28,861 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 ...

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 ...

793 participants
22 spottings
All

Emerald Ash Borer Monitoring

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an invasive beetle from Asia that is wreaking havoc on local ecosystems. To date, ...

4 participants
16 spottings
All

Invasive Species of the Midwest

A species is invasive when it is both nonnative to the ecosystem in which it is found, and capable of causing ...