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Eggs of the World
1,352 participants
2,224 spottings
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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 ...

Caterpillars of Eastern North America
143 participants
336 spottings
Arthropods

Caterpillars of Eastern North ...

It seems that everywhere we look we see butterflies and moths, but we never seem to think about where they came ...

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
648 participants
7,074 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 ...

Mission WILD
3,433 participants
42,672 spottings
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Mission WILD

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

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,881 participants
5,293 spottings
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Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!

Teachers and students, start documenting and sharing the wildlife you encounter in and around your school sites! ...

Slime Molds
314 participants
489 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

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

Birds - Northeast US
22 participants
885 spottings
Birds

Birds - Northeast US

Any birds found within the mission radius may be posted here.

Non-flowering Plants of North America
41 participants
63 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 ...

Grasses of North America
42 participants
41 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 ...

Stray and Feral Cat Mission, New England (and NY and PA)
31 participants
12 spottings
Mammals

Stray and Feral Cat Mission, New ...

This mission is to help collect data about the distribution of feral and stray cats. "A feral cat is a ...

2014 Best Wildlife Photo
111 participants
2,877 spottings
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2014 Best Wildlife Photo

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

nature of new york
44 participants
2,636 spottings
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nature of new york

take photos of wild life to see what we have discovered.

Grasses of the Northeast
46 participants
36 spottings
Plants

Grasses of the Northeast

Grasses grow all around us. Some are native to our area, some are weeds, and some are grown for food. They are one ...

Shades of brown of New York
45 participants
211 spottings
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Shades of brown of New York

Flora and fauna that are any shade of the color brown

Flies of Northeastern US
47 participants
213 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?

Frogs of The Northeastern US
55 participants
96 spottings
Amphibians

Frogs of The Northeastern US

Frogs are flat out my favorite amphibians out there. From the tiny milky tree frogs to the giant pixies, they ...

Flowers of Northeastern USA
62 participants
869 spottings
Plants

Flowers of Northeastern USA

To document all types of flowers in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, ...

Moms with their Babies - Northeastern US
84 participants
128 spottings
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Moms with their Babies - ...

Take photos, of baby animals with their mothers, I am a licensed wildlife rehabilitator and i get a lot of babies, ...

Project Frog Finder of NorthEastern United States
117 participants
232 spottings
Amphibians

Project Frog Finder of ...

Finding and identifying local frogs.

Lichens
282 participants
1,667 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

Lichens are the symbiotic union of a fungus with either a green alga or a cyanobacteria. They are very different ...

Snakes of the World
1,956 participants
4,815 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Amphibians of the World
2,395 participants
7,421 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,452 participants
3,547 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 ...

Global Flight
1,347 participants
16,807 spottings
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Global Flight

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

Wildlife of Northeastern USA
352 participants
8,707 spottings
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Wildlife of Northeastern USA

New York ,Pennsylvania, Connecticut,Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and ...

Flies!
490 participants
5,276 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

Beetles!
631 participants
9,806 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
675 participants
5,387 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 ...

Captive Animals
2,470 participants
12,372 spottings
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Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own zoos. edit: I ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,209 participants
44,712 spottings
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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
5,512 participants
3,325 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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,931 participants
12,480 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
2,844 participants
66,545 spottings
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National Geographic's Great ...

National Geographic is urging everyone to get outside to explore nature. Participants are asked to contribute ...

Nature in Yellow
2,418 participants
12,580 spottings
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Nature in Yellow

It would be so interesting to see all the yellow flowers, fruits, insects, animals of the world.

The Color Blue
2,539 participants
5,817 spottings
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The Color Blue

There are so many incredible animals in the color blue. However, at the same time, they are few when considering ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,963 participants
6,025 spottings
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Signs of Wildlife

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

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,934 participants
8,980 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Project Squirrel
5,866 participants
3,824 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
12,774 participants
104,315 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, ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,051 participants
28,749 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

The Color Red
5,847 participants
14,940 spottings
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The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of wildlife images ...

The Color Green - Northeastern US
72 participants
265 spottings
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The Color Green - Northeastern US

All organisms that have the color green. Don't hesitate!

Coastal Wildlife of Northeastern U.S.
102 participants
489 spottings
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Coastal Wildlife of Northeastern ...

Help us rediscover the beauty of our Northeastern coast by submitting your photographs and videos of wildlife near ...

The Wildflowers of New York State
109 participants
665 spottings
Plants

The Wildflowers of New York State

The purpose of this mission is to obtain photos of all plant parts and locations of the beautiful wildflowers ...

Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and Ice - NorthEastern United States
132 participants
330 spottings
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Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and ...

Animals using, playing in, interacting with, or affected by snow, frost, or ice. Plants growing in or affected by ...

Fungus in America
217 participants
4,467 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Reptiles of the East U.S.
197 participants
500 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the East U.S.

I love reptiles and I am really interested in finding out what type of reptiles live in this area. I can't wait to ...

Leaves of the North East
180 participants
434 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 ...

Ferns of Northeastern U.S.
206 participants
177 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. ...

ANTS!!!!
283 participants
612 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

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

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
348 participants
501 spottings
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Identifying Animals Through ...

Where there is life, there is death. Death and decomposition are a natural and sometimes beautiful part of the ...

Eastern North America Trees
294 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 ...

Trees of the World
944 participants
4,993 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Reptiles of the World
1,153 participants
9,676 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Great Pollinator Project of NYC
1,515 participants
1,127 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 ...

Flowers of North America
9,440 participants
32,228 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 ...

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