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Brian38

As a surveyor, my job often takes me to places where nature is in control. Taking the road less traveled usually makes all the difference.

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Sonoran Desert - Plants and Animals
148 participants
2,108 spottings
All

Sonoran Desert - Plants and ...

Please share your photos of plant life and wildlife from the beautiful Sonoran Desert. All photos of the native ...

Arthropoding around the arizona
45 participants
602 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropoding around the arizona

bug bug bug from arizona find all different kinds of bugs of all to see

Arthropods of Louisiana
56 participants
209 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods of Louisiana

Please post pictures of insects, spiders, scorpions, mites, centipedes, and millipedes.

Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife
158 participants
2,794 spottings
All

Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife

The mission is about finding and taking pictures of wildlife in Oklahoma and Texas.

Woodpeckers of North America
62 participants
260 spottings
Birds

Woodpeckers of North America

The purpose of this mission is to learn more about woodpeckers and their habits. I am keeping a checklist of ...

Birds Of Arizona
77 participants
559 spottings
Birds

Birds Of Arizona

There is lots of birds out there to be found. Let's see how many AZ birds we can get to!

Reptiles of Arizona
113 participants
216 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of Arizona

Arizona has many native reptiles which can be seen all over the state. This mission is to get pictures of as many ...

Wildlife of Utah
108 participants
560 spottings
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Wildlife of Utah

From the Colorado Plateau to the high deserts and majestic mountains , the state of Utah has a diverse range of ...

Deer-Pronghorn-Big Horn Sheep of the Rocky Mountains and the Plains - CO, UT, WY
57 participants
73 spottings
Mammals

Deer-Pronghorn-Big Horn Sheep of ...

Interested in an attempt to calculate the species numbers in a 300 mile radius (see map). Are they in decline or ...

Save Our Oaks - San Diego
71 participants
242 spottings
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Save Our Oaks - San Diego

Let us document the importance of oak habitat with photographs. San Diego County's Oak Trees are under attack from ...

Just Amazing - California
112 participants
878 spottings
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Just Amazing - California

It is to see all the amazing living things we have here and to see all those things come together. This mission is ...

Westcoast Wonders
55 participants
357 spottings
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Westcoast Wonders

Community log for flora, fauna, and natural features of the central west coast of the USA.

Flowering Cacti and Succulents of California
175 participants
161 spottings
Plants

Flowering Cacti and Succulents ...

The purpose of this mission is to highlight and celebrate the spectacular blooms coming from an otherwise very ...

California Tidepools!
120 participants
411 spottings
Other

California Tidepools!

This project is for those who love to tidepool up and down California's awesome coast!

California Native Mammals
143 participants
249 spottings
Mammals

California Native Mammals

Help spot Native California Mammals in the wild

Mammals Of California/Arizona
15 participants
80 spottings
Mammals

Mammals Of California/Arizona

Photograph mammals that are found in California.

Birds of California/Arizona
32 participants
662 spottings
Birds

Birds of California/Arizona

I am trying to record every bird in California... including Catalina island.

Flora and Fauna of California Wilderness
229 participants
2,722 spottings
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Flora and Fauna of California ...

Exploring and documenting the flora and fauna of the wilderness areas in California. Let's share our discoveries ...

Living Wild in the Chaparral
23 participants
197 spottings
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Living Wild in the Chaparral

Of all the distinct, natural communities in California, only one is found throughout and only one can be said to ...

Southern California Wildlife
409 participants
6,991 spottings
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Southern California Wildlife

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

California Coastal Wildlife Watch
947 participants
2,995 spottings
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California Coastal Wildlife Watch

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

Rare Color Morphs
1,029 participants
759 spottings
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Rare Color Morphs

If you find an animal or plant that is not it's normal color, please add it to this mission. Though rare, ...

Bark's Stories (Texas)
81 participants
154 spottings
Plants

Bark's Stories (Texas)

Bark documents the many things that happen in the lifetime of a tree. It changes as it ages, often from smooth to ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
765 participants
1,695 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

The objective of this mission is to collect pictures of the interaction between different species of arthropods. ...

Herps of Texas
117 participants
824 spottings
Reptiles

Herps of Texas

To document the amazing diversity of the herps in Texas!

FLaGA-Bama Neighborhood Nature Watch
5 participants
1,460 spottings
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FLaGA-Bama Neighborhood Nature ...

Document all the flora and fauna in your neighborhood within Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,733 participants
13,175 spottings
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Backyard Habitats of the World

Some of the most remarkable nature and wildlife can be seen right in your own backyard! The focus of this mission ...

2020 Best Wildlife Photo
100 participants
1,934 spottings
All

2020 Best Wildlife Photo

Project Noah is calling for your best wildlife photos! This mission is open to members from all over the world and ...

Pacific Northwest Amphibian Log
58 participants
40 spottings
Amphibians

Pacific Northwest Amphibian Log

Amphibians are the best measure of how healthy a particular environment is, because of their delicate needs. ...

Pacific Northwest
31 participants
321 spottings
All

Pacific Northwest

The purpose of this mission is to assist Biologist, Herpers, and the General Public in learning about the local ...

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
647 participants
7,115 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 ...

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,592 participants
2,634 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

Herbs & spices have been used since ancient times. They have been used for cooking, as medicines, in religion, ...

Hymenoptera of the world -- bees, ants and all their friends
101 participants
1,755 spottings
Arthropods

Hymenoptera of the world -- ...

The representatives of Hymenoptera order display a remarkable diversity not only of shapes and colours, but also ...

Wild Mammals of New Mexico
18 participants
28 spottings
Mammals

Wild Mammals of New Mexico

The purpose of this mission is to document the mammalian diversity of New Mexico and provide a venue for the ...

Biodiversity of Texas
243 participants
5,012 spottings
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Biodiversity of Texas

Texas, being the 2nd largest state in the U.S., consists of diverse landscapes that resemble the American South ...

Fungi of the American Southwest
69 participants
147 spottings
Fungi

Fungi of the American Southwest

To document and identify fungi of the American Southwest.

New Mexico's Wildlife
3 participants
51 spottings
All

New Mexico's Wildlife

The purpose of this mission is to help create an appreciation for the many living things indigenous to the New ...

Native Plants of New Mexico & the Desert Southwest
3 participants
36 spottings
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Native Plants of New Mexico & ...

To collect photos and information about the plants of the desert Southwest, focusing on New Mexico. I recently ...

State Parks, NWR, WMA's of Texas
101 participants
1,397 spottings
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State Parks, NWR, WMA's of Texas

To document the wildlife in state parks, wildlife management areas, and wildlife refuges throughout the state of ...

Birds of Texas
335 participants
5,518 spottings
Birds

Birds of Texas

To identify and track the numerous species of birds that fly through Texas or are native to the Lone Star State.

Butterflies & Moths of Texas
125 participants
1,805 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of Texas

Texas's Butterflies, Moths, and their larva.

iSpotter with iDevices -MS, LA, AL & AR
25 participants
524 spottings
All

iSpotter with iDevices -MS, LA, ...

The purpose of this mission is to document the vast amount of wildlife we can encounter on just everyday ...

Native Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Pacific Northwest
166 participants
188 spottings
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Native Edible and Medicinal ...

In the Pacific Northwest we have lots of native edible and medicinal plants in our lush environment. We have 3 ...

Waterfowl Of The Pacific Northwest
70 participants
67 spottings
Birds

Waterfowl Of The Pacific ...

The Waterfowl of the Pacific Northwest's project mission is to better understand the migration patterns of ...

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of the World
350 participants
1,191 spottings
Other

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of ...

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

Flora of Florida
66 participants
1,138 spottings
Plants

Flora of Florida

Florida is the Land of Flowers is it not? Then perhaps it is time to prove it! From tropical representatives to ...

Florida's Flora & Fauna
248 participants
9,193 spottings
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Florida's Flora & Fauna

Become more aware of the need to conserve, preserve, and coexist with our wildlife and natural surroundings in ...

Carnivorous Plants of Florida
7 participants
41 spottings
Plants

Carnivorous Plants of Florida

Florida has a great variety of carnivorous plants. Carnivorous plants attract, capture, and digest prey as well as ...

Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US
248 participants
262 spottings
All

Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US

This mission is dedicated to showcasing spiral patterns found in nature. Whether it be Fibonacci spiral patterns ...

Beach Discoveries of Southeast US
8 participants
88 spottings
All

Beach Discoveries of Southeast US

Beach Discoveries! Anything that you find at the beach that can be Project Noah classified. I can only make this a ...

2019 Best Wildlife Photo - Species Interactions Special!
161 participants
995 spottings
All

2019 Best Wildlife Photo - ...

We're calling for your best wildlife photos! The mission is for spottings submitted in 2019 fitting in our special ...

Gulf Coast Wildlife
136 participants
1,346 spottings
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Gulf Coast Wildlife

To identify and catalog the wide variety of life that lives along the Gulf Coast.

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast
78 participants
466 spottings
Birds

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast

Shorebirds (Charadriiformes) are mostly strong-flying birds of open country or open water, nesting on the ground ...

Florida's Lichens
12 participants
255 spottings
Fungi

Florida's Lichens

Please share your spottings of these under-appreciated life forms so others may learn about and enjoy the lichens ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,025 participants
1,637 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

Symbiosis is close and often long-term interaction between different biological species. There are many example of ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,521 participants
3,380 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Monarch Migration
1,135 participants
670 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

Where have you seen a Monarch? Help document Monarch migration by posting photos of your spottings.

Snakes of the World
1,963 participants
4,837 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
677 participants
5,474 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 ...

Wild Orchids
179 participants
1,216 spottings
Plants

Wild Orchids

The ideal spotting would include a close up of the flower, a clear shot of the leaves, a picture of the whole ...

Forgotten Food Sources of the Pacific Northwest United States
177 participants
236 spottings
Plants

Forgotten Food Sources of the ...

From Cattails to Pokeweed, many of our available native food sources have been forgotten. In these tough ...

Mollusca
143 participants
1,287 spottings
Other

Mollusca

This Mission is the online repository of marine, fresh-water and terrestrial mollusks spotted by Project ...

1,012 participants
4,432 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

This mission is to document the food habits of animals from all genera.

99 participants
810 spottings
Arthropods

Longhorn Beetles (Global)

This fascinating beetles belong to the family Cerambycidae are know as Longhorn Beetles, Long-horned Beetles or ...

950 participants
5,000 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

694 participants
2,789 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

With cat like grace, agility and Teddy Bearish charms bellying their formidable predatory instincts, the jumping ...

11 participants
1,028 spottings
All

Wild About Wetlands in Arkansas

Wetlands are an essential and often misunderstood ecosystem. They serve as a sponge to project our communities ...

9,455 participants
32,273 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 ...

1,344 participants
4,054 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

Raptors (Birds of Prey - Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, Owls and Vultures) are found throughout North America - from the ...

700 participants
1,014 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

Please share photos of wildlife in accredited sanctuaries and centers for animals rescued from situations ...

42 participants
43 spottings
Birds

Hawks and eagles of the North ...

Take any photos of hawks flying or on perches,take any photo's of eagles soaring above the water or in there nests.

8 participants
101 spottings
All

Wildlife in Grays harbor,Wa

Share pictures and identify wildlife from spotting's in areas of Grays harbor,Wa

2,540 participants
5,859 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 ...

167 participants
583 spottings
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Sea life of the Pacific ...

This is a mission dedicated to documenting the ocean life of the Cascadian bioregion, encompassing Oregon, British ...

71 participants
396 spottings
Birds

Birds of the Northwestern Coast

This mission is dedicated to help scientists track the species of birds that live along the Northwestern Coast. ...

1,337 participants
1,081 spottings
Mammals

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine mammals are a diverse group of 120 species of mammal that are primarily ocean-dwelling or depend on the ...

349 participants
502 spottings
All

Identifying Animals Through ...

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

196 participants
5,324 spottings
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2018 Best Wildlife Photo

This mission is now terminated; please watch out for the new 2019 Best Wildlife Photo mission! We're calling again ...

182 participants
2,433 spottings
All

Beauty of Decay

This mission is about showing the beauty of all kinds of decay processes which are usually the basis beginning of ...

5,880 participants
3,843 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

2,978 participants
6,084 spottings
All

Signs of Wildlife

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

42 participants
111 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods parasitised by fungi

This mission was created to document the occurrence of parasitism of arthropod species by fungi.

3,926 participants
19,632 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

1,346 participants
16,888 spottings
All

Global Flight

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

124 participants
4,734 spottings
All

Texas Wildlife Photographers

The mission of Texas Nature and Wildlife Photographers is to hunt down and capture nature and wildlife in Texas. ...

124 participants
4,734 spottings
All

Texas Wildlife Photographers

The mission of Texas Nature and Wildlife Photographers is to hunt down and capture nature and wildlife in Texas. ...

257 participants
856 spottings
All

Life and Mathematics

Life and mathematics are intimately implicated. And this relationship is visible now and then. If you see it, take ...

2,420 participants
12,653 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

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

380 participants
994 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

Mantids are amazing insects! Unusual and alien looking. Considered good luck in some cultures, these predatory ...

12,820 participants
104,982 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, ...

5,857 participants
15,018 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 ...

38 participants
382 spottings
All

Wildlife of Washington state, ...

The purpose of this mission, is to document all of the wildlife in Washington state, as well as Oregon, and Idaho.

70 participants
80 spottings
All

Invasive Species Documentation ...

Invasive species wreak havoc on the environment and disrupt native habitats and wildlife all over the world. It is ...

496 participants
5,426 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

4,942 participants
12,601 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

3,018 participants
41,307 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. In ...

5,557 participants
3,341 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 ...

315 participants
494 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

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

1,354 participants
2,242 spottings
All

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 ...

1,418 participants
11,666 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

634 participants
10,069 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

1,227 participants
2,209 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

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

422 participants
5,502 spottings
All

The Pacific Northwest Bioregion

The goal of this project is so fill out as many organisms as possible for the Pacific Northwest and create a ...

1,457 participants
3,558 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 ...

53 participants
696 spottings
All

Flora and Fauna of Cascadia ...

An attempt to create a sort of virtual field guide for the vast expanse of Cascadia: Starting from SE Alaska, ...

8,524 participants
77,636 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

74 participants
570 spottings
Arthropods

Moths and Butterflies of the ...

To record the present population of moths and butterflies in the outdoors of the Pacific Northwest region of North ...

1,136 participants
6,184 spottings
Plants

Fruiting Bodies of the World

This mission is about mapping all the different kinds of fruiting bodies around the world. This doesn't ...

1,387 participants
5,740 spottings
All

Mimetic Animals of the World

One of the most striking survival strategies of animals is mimicking their environment. Mimetism can be used for ...

1,158 participants
9,770 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

23 participants
59 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of The Pacific Northwest

This mission is a place for people to share their awesome spottings of reptiles found in the Pacific Northwest!

282 participants
1,684 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

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

6,099 participants
28,890 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

216 participants
4,512 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

2,473 participants
12,348 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 ...

244 participants
6,472 spottings
All

2017 Best Wildlife Photo

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

238 participants
1,098 spottings
Plants

Wild Flowers of the Pacific ...

This mission is designed to encompass the vast diversity of wild flowers in the Pacific Northwest from British ...

113 participants
137 spottings
Plants

Pacific North West Plant Medicine

My goal is to document wild plants used for medicine in the Pacific North West region of the United States.

3,433 participants
42,968 spottings
All

Mission WILD

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

31 participants
970 spottings
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Wild Arkansas

If it creeps, crawls, flies, swims, slithers, scampers, or grows in the Natural State, include it here.

51 participants
593 spottings
All

Backyard Wildlife Around the ...

Tweets & Tree Frogs is an educational organization that explores backyard wildlife. We define "backyard wildlife" ...

10 participants
307 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies and Moths of Arkansas

A place to post photos of butterflies and moths you take. Also help with Identifying them.

86 participants
50 spottings
Plants

Poisonous Plants of the Pacific ...

To gather photos and information about the poisonous plants and fungi in the Pacific Northwest. It's good to know ...

72 participants
986 spottings
All

Pacific Northwest Wildlife

Dedicated to all the spectacular wildlife of the great Northwest United States. A wildlife enthusiast's paradise, ...

42 participants
423 spottings
Arthropods

Pacific Northwest: Arthropod ...

Submit your pictures of our Pacific Northwest's Insects; their nests, eggs, larvae, and adults.

2,951 participants
9,131 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

29 participants
363 spottings
Plants

Mosses, Liverworts, and Lichens ...

To compile a collection of non-vascular plants and lichens occurring within the Puget Sound eco-region.

50 participants
175 spottings
Fungi

Puget Sound Mushrooms

With a good group of photographers and catalogers we can take a little bit of the guess work out of the mushroom ...

210 participants
1,137 spottings
Birds

Birds of the Pacific North West

Help document all species of birds in flight, from the tiny hummingbirds to the huge wandering albatrosses.

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