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KristalWatrous

KristalWatrous

Pollination biologist, entomophile, plant fan, and all around lover of nature.

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Flies of Northeastern US
47 participants
204 spottings
Arthropods

Flies of Northeastern US

The purpose of this mission is to take photos of flies, there are tons out there how many can you find?

Leaves of the North East
178 participants
396 spottings
Plants

Leaves of the North East

I am trying to see what the local leaves are like in my area and what people are growing. If this mission ...

Freshwater Wetland Wildlife and Vegetation - Northeastern US
84 participants
423 spottings
All

Freshwater Wetland Wildlife and ...

Freshwater wetlands are ecosystems where the water table is at or near the surface for long enough periods of the ...

Plants of Pennsylvania
181 participants
280 spottings
Plants

Plants of Pennsylvania

This mission is about the plants of Pennsylvania. After all, Pennsylvania does mean Penn's Woods.

California Coleoptera
175 participants
355 spottings
Arthropods

California Coleoptera

Coleoptera, commonly referred to as "beetles", outnumber all other species of insects. They are among the most ...

Flies!
418 participants
4,037 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

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 ...

Moths of the World
2,497 participants
29,432 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. ...

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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,663 participants
7,674 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Captive Animals
2,322 participants
11,609 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 ...

Ferns of Northeastern U.S.
202 participants
165 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. ...

Amphibians of the World
2,174 participants
6,349 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

California Coastal Wildlife Watch
931 participants
2,808 spottings
All

California Coastal Wildlife Watch

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

Southern California Wildlife
396 participants
6,486 spottings
All

Southern California Wildlife

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

Eastern Assassin Bugs
256 participants
296 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

The assassin bugs, family Reduviidae, is one of the largest families of true bugs in the order Hemiptera. There ...

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of the World
325 participants
943 spottings
Other

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of ...

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,260 participants
8,744 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

2011 Best Wildlife Photo
8,530 participants
9,339 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 ...

Project Squirrel
5,536 participants
3,427 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Birds of the World
12,270 participants
84,361 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, ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,706 participants
5,631 spottings
All

Signs of Wildlife

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

Flowers of Oceania
282 participants
2,434 spottings
Plants

Flowers of Oceania

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

International Spider Survey
3,520 participants
16,090 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,430 participants
3,255 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Flowers of North America
9,154 participants
28,000 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 ...

Great Pollinator Project of NYC
1,509 participants
1,104 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 ...

Fall Into Phenology
1,185 participants
2,044 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

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

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,012 participants
39,402 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
5,271 participants
3,089 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 ...

Mushroom Mapping
5,612 participants
24,002 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,690 participants
10,551 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,137 participants
58,800 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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