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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
201 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
378 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
83 participants
415 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
276 spottings
Plants

Plants of Pennsylvania

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

California Coleoptera
168 participants
340 spottings
Arthropods

California Coleoptera

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

Flies!
396 participants
3,754 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
107 participants
430 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
2,389 participants
26,658 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 ...

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
2,537 participants
7,089 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Captive Animals
2,252 participants
11,073 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.
203 participants
162 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
2,072 participants
5,842 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
918 participants
2,555 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
388 participants
6,389 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
239 participants
266 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
309 participants
742 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
1,184 participants
8,018 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
8,535 participants
9,388 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
5,436 participants
3,267 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
12,091 participants
77,380 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
2,585 participants
5,408 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
2,239 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
3,391 participants
15,138 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
2,381 participants
3,124 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
9,038 participants
26,662 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
1,504 participants
1,094 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
1,170 participants
2,015 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
6,956 participants
37,734 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
5,170 participants
2,944 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
5,455 participants
23,062 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,617 participants
9,958 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
8,037 participants
55,066 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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