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2019 Featured Mission


2019 Best Wildlife Photo
Species Interactions Special!


Our 2019 Featured Mission emphasizes interactions between species! Whether it's symbiotic relationships, predation, food supply, pollination or another type of interaction, show species interactions in your wildlife photography!



Popular Missions



Birds of the World


Birds of the World is Project Noah's most popular mission! Over 12,500 Project Noah members have contributed over 100,000 bird spottings into Birds of the World.


Butterflies & Moths of the World


Butterflies & Moths of the World is another Project Noah favorite. Join over 8,000 members contributing over 70,000 butterfly and moth spottings!


The Lost Ladybug Project


Search and photograph ladybugs! Join the Lost Ladybug Project and 5,446 members contributing over 3,000 ladybug spottings.


Global Dragonflies & Damselflies


Global Dragonflies & Damselflies has over 4,000 members contributing over 11,000 dragonfly and damselfly spottings.


International Spider Survey


Share photos of orbs, weavers, tarantulas, wolf, jumping, fishing, funnel web spiders or any other eight-legged Aranea.


Project Squirrel


Contribute observations of squirrels from home, the office, school, a park, or anywhere you are and help us better understand the ecology of our neighborhoods.


WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity


Cities are home to impressive biodiversity! Share your encounters with species dwelling in the urban environment, enriching our lives and connecting us to nature!


Mushroom Mapping


Mushroom ecology is a pivotal orientation point for exploring urban systems. Help us gather important data and spread knowledge about mushrooms by documenting their locations in your area. The Mushroom Mapping project is a collaborative effort between Columbia’s Urban Landscape Lab, Spatial Information Design Lab and StrataSpore.


Nests, Hives, Bowers, Webs and other Animal Architecture


Share your favorite birds nests, bee hives, wasp nests, bird bowers, gorilla and chimp sleeping nests, spider webs, and any other animal-created structures!


Signs of Wildlife


Signs of wildlife live everywhere. From subtle animal tracks and abandoned spider webs, to weathered bones and shells. This mission has been created to highlight some of the signs we've come across while out in the field.


The Color Red


The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We created a collection of wildlife images based on the color red to show our passion for nature and the preservation of ecosystems worldwide.


Flowers of North America


Flowers of North America features beautiful flower photography along with field notes. Join the most popular plant mission on Project Noah!


Galapagos Biodiversity


Our Galapagos Biodversity mission showcases the stunning beauty and unique ecology of the Galapagos Islands.



Regional Missions



Insects of the Western Cape


Photograph insects in the Western Cape of South Africa!


Reptiles in Greece


A mission dedicated to the beautiful Reptiles of Greece


Spiders of Greece


Observe, record and photograph species of the order Araneae in Greece


Butterflies and Moths of Greece


Identify, conserve and protect the amazing dainty world of Greek lepidoptera species!


Spiders of India


Share spottings and information on Spiders photographed only in India!


Butterflies and Moths of Croatia


Share photos of the beauty of Croatian butterflies and moths


Flowers of Europe


A stunning collection of flower photographs across Europe



Philippines Missions



Moths in the Philippines


Photograph moths and/or larvae in the Philippines


Butterflies in the Philippines


Document endemic, native or introduced butterflies in the Philippines


Odonata in the Philippines


Pictures of Dragonflies and Damselflies from the Philippines!


Endemic Species of the Philippines


Photograph endemic species of the Philippines. Endemic refers to species which can only be found in one specific region.


Plants of the Philippines


All Plants of the Philippines are welcome :)


Philippines Flowers


Share your favorite photographs of Philippines flowers



United States Missions



Raptors of California


Share your love of Raptors on the West Coast


Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast


Photograph shorebirds, including all birds in the order Charadriiformes, from any location bordering the Gulf of Mexico


Snakes of the Southeastern US


Spottings of wild snakes in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia!


Turtles of the Southeastern USA


Help to spot and identify the 42 turtle species found in the southeastern United States


Caterpillars of Eastern North America


Caterpillars in Northeastern United States and southeastern Canada


Caterpillars of the Southeastern USA


Caterpillars only located in the southeastern United States


Moths and Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest


Share photos of caterpillars, moths and butterflies in the Pacific Northwest


Spiders of Tennessee


Photos of Spiders and Arachnids in the State of Tennessee!


Fauna and Flora of Froghaven Farm


Spearheaded by Ranger Lisa Powers, this mission features spottings of wildlife and plants on Froghaven Farm in Tennessee.


Florida's Native Bees and Wasps


Photograph Florida's incredible native bees that pollinate our gardens and crops!


Wasps of Colorado


Help us to identify Wasps in Colorado State


Fungi of Louisiana


Explore the world of Fungi in Louisiana!


Edible and Medicinal Plants of Colorado


Identify hundreds of edible and medicinal plants in the beautiful state of Colorado


Minnesota Edible and Medicinal Plants


Have fun foraging wild edible plants in Minnesota!


Mushroom Hunting in New England


Photograph mushrooms in New England - New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island!


Oklahoma Wildflowers


Share sightings of wildflowers found in Oklahoma


Poisonous Plants of the Pacific Northwest


Photos and information about poisonous plants and fungi in the Pacific Northwest


Native Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Pacific Northwest


Find native edible and medicinal plants in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States and British Columbia



Past Missions



Mission WILD

Seeds and Seed Pods

Poisonous and Deadly Fungi of Arizona

Fungi of Tennessee

Caterpillars and Larvae of the Southwestern United States

Wildflowers of New York State

Moths of Maine

Moths of Western Ghats

Butterflies and Moths of the Southeast USA

Mushrooms of Northern Ontario and Quebec

Aves del Eje Cafetero Y Region Andina

Mushrooms of Appalachia

Wildflowers of Wisconsin