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Great Lakes Monitoring

Great Lakes Monitoring

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Great Lakes Monitoring
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Website 902 participants 5,567 spottings

The Great Lakes are the largest surface freshwater system containing over 80 percent of freshwater on the Earth. In collaboration with the Great Lakes Echo, we are asking you to help document the biodiversity of the Great Lakes region and monitor the impact of invasive species.

Great Lakes Monitoring

Lat: 45.40 Long: -83.98

Recent Spottings

Painted Lady Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Painted Lady
Red-backed salamander Student 1 1 Red-backed salamander
yellow-spotted salamander mar10 1 0 yellow-spotted salamander
Northern Leopard Frog Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Northern Leopard Frog
Monarch Greg Shchepanek 9 2 Monarch
Northern Leopard Frogs Greg Shchepanek 2 2 Northern Leopard Frogs
Clay-colored Leaf Beetle dferris 2 4 Clay-colored Leaf Beetle
Rhododendron groenlandicum auntieanna 0 1 Rhododendron groenlandicum
Castilleja coccinea auntieanna 0 0 Castilleja coccinea
Polygala paucifolia auntieanna 0 0 Polygala paucifolia
Silver-spotted Skipper mar10 1 1 Silver-spotted Skipper
Japanese Beetle Joseph R. Godreau 1 0 Japanese Beetle
Ivory Gull dferris 1 0 Ivory Gull
Jack in the Pulpit DavidMroczkowski 1 0 Jack in the Pulpit
Japanese Beatle DavidMroczkowski 1 0 Japanese Beatle
Painted Japanese Fern DavidMroczkowski 1 0 Painted Japanese Fern
Queen Anne's Lace HayleyB 1 0 Queen Anne's Lace
Indigo Bunting aquinaswi 1 0 Indigo Bunting
Spotting meganhartson 1 1 Spotting
sawfly larvae meganhartson 2 0 sawfly larvae
Common ragweed Hayley5 1 0 Common ragweed
Jewelweed Hayley5 2 1 Jewelweed
Cinquefoil meganhartson 1 0 Cinquefoil
Common Snapping Turtle skunkmeadow 2 1 Common Snapping Turtle
Spotting aquinaswi 0 0 Spotting
Turkey Vulture skunkmeadow 1 0 Turkey Vulture
Brown-headed Cowbird skunkmeadow 1 0 Brown-headed Cowbird
Midland Painted Turtles skunkmeadow 1 0 Midland Painted Turtles
Pandorus Sphinx Moth Caterpillar Joseph R. Godreau 3 0 Pandorus Sphinx Moth Caterpillar
Asian Fleece Flower DavidMroczkowski 2 0 Asian Fleece Flower
Fox Squirrel Susan Carol Sam 1 1 Fox Squirrel
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth dferris1 1 0 Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
Eastern Carpenter Bee Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Eastern Carpenter Bee
Northern Paper Wasp Joseph R. Godreau 3 7 Northern Paper Wasp
Eastern Chipmunk Greg Shchepanek 4 1 Eastern Chipmunk
Slenderleaf Sundew Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Slenderleaf Sundew
Big Sand Tiger Beetle Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Big Sand Tiger Beetle
Festive Tiger Beetles Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Festive Tiger Beetles
Double-crested Cormorants Greg Shchepanek 1 0 Double-crested Cormorants
Blue Jay Susan Carol Sam 3 0 Blue Jay
American Dagger Moth DavidMroczkowski 1 1 American Dagger Moth
Killdeer Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Killdeer
Eastern Gartersnake Greg Shchepanek 5 2 Eastern Gartersnake
Barn Swallow Greg Shchepanek 1 0 Barn Swallow
Dwarf Lake Iris Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Dwarf Lake Iris
Eastern Ribbonsnake Greg Shchepanek 3 0 Eastern Ribbonsnake
Bronzed Tiger Beetle Greg Shchepanek 3 0 Bronzed Tiger Beetle
Scarlet Indian-paintbrush Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Scarlet Indian-paintbrush
Caperat lichen DavidMroczkowski 1 1 Caperat lichen
Canada Goose Greg Shchepanek 5 0 Canada Goose

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