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Woodpeckers of North America
61 participants
235 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 ...

reptiles of northern illinois
5 participants
1 spotting
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reptiles of northern illinois

this mission is to record reptiles of northern illinois.

Illinois Prairies
59 participants
260 spottings
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Illinois Prairies

The mission is to document native prairie plants and animals remaining in Illinois and found in the wild.

Birds of Illinois
46 participants
188 spottings
Birds

Birds of Illinois

Birds are amazing creatures, able to elegantly glide through the air with the twitch of a wing. Please help us ...

Great Lakes Shoreline Project
72 participants
103 spottings
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Great Lakes Shoreline Project

There are so many different species of wildlife that live or visit where the water meets the land. The Great ...

Plants Found in the Chicagoland Area
52 participants
243 spottings
Plants

Plants Found in the Chicagoland ...

During the 19th century, Chicago was one of the most rapid growing cities. It went from a village of only 20,000 ...

Mammals in Chicago Parks
3 participants
4 spottings
Mammals

Mammals in Chicago Parks

What kinds of mammals live in Chicago's public parks?

Wild Michigan
13 participants
362 spottings
All

Wild Michigan

To explore and share the beauty and wonder of Michigan’s amazing natural world.

Mission WILD
3,432 participants
42,577 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 ...

North American Bat Tracker
109 participants
142 spottings
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North American Bat Tracker

We want to know where bats are and what they're doing! North American bats are under tremendous pressure from ...

Critters of the Midwest
427 participants
3,192 spottings
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Critters of the Midwest

This mission documents all the critters of the Midwest (includes both insects and animals).

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,010 participants
4,416 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Parental Care
79 participants
291 spottings
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Parental Care

This mission is dedicated to Parenting Organisms spotted with taking care of their cubs, Eggs, juvenile, chicks, ...

Invasive Species Documentation Pacific North West
69 participants
80 spottings
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Invasive Species Documentation ...

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

Marsupials of the World
230 participants
465 spottings
Mammals

Marsupials of the World

There are only 434 Marsupials on our planet. Let's see how many Marsupials Project Noah can find. Marsupials are ...

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,455 participants
3,549 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 ...

International Spider Survey
3,905 participants
19,304 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Plants that are used as a herbal remedy - Florida
105 participants
213 spottings
Plants

Plants that are used as a herbal ...

Herbalism is a traditional medicinal or folk medicine practice based on the use of plants and plant extracts. ...

Midwest Reptile Study
179 participants
495 spottings
Reptiles

Midwest Reptile Study

The mission of this group is to catalog local reptiles in the wild and to aid in the education and conservation of ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,933 participants
12,502 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Edible and Useful Plants of the East
177 participants
804 spottings
Plants

Edible and Useful Plants of the ...

This mission is to help show people that here are thousands of helpful and useful plants that grow right outside ...

Moths of the World
2,984 participants
40,800 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 ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,964 participants
6,032 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 ...

Eggs of the World
1,352 participants
2,227 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 ...

Raptors of North America
1,343 participants
4,031 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

Global Flight
1,346 participants
16,830 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 ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,149 participants
6,462 spottings
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NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

We here at the National Wildlife Federation are celebrating our 74th annual National Wildlife Week! This year we ...

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,883 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! ...

Orchids of the Americas
122 participants
500 spottings
Plants

Orchids of the Americas

The principal value of the virtual world of orchids, is to preserve, catalog and identify the different and ...

Bat Monitoring Project
870 participants
504 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

The Bat Conservancy is an international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting biological diversity ...

The Color Red
5,848 participants
14,954 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 ...

Nature eats man-made - Germany
12 participants
13 spottings
Plants

Nature eats man-made - Germany

Pictures of trees with ingrown things. This is a local mission for Germany only.

Flowers of South America
870 participants
3,000 spottings
Plants

Flowers of South America

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what flowers are ...

Snakes of the World
1,957 participants
4,817 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,414 participants
11,431 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
677 participants
5,411 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 ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,383 participants
5,714 spottings
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Mimetic Animals of the World

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

Symbiotic Relationships
1,024 participants
1,635 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

Midwestern gardens
213 participants
2,001 spottings
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Midwestern gardens

Intended to document the beauty and wildlife existing in home-based gardens in the Midwestern United States.

Cranes of Eastern USA
159 participants
95 spottings
Birds

Cranes of Eastern USA

Cranes can be found on 5 continents and in the cultural traditions, mythology, and folklore of many cultures. A ...

Waterbirds And Their Hybrids
21 participants
472 spottings
Birds

Waterbirds And Their Hybrids

The term water bird or waterbird is used to refer to birds that live on or around water. Some definitions apply ...

Fungus in America
217 participants
4,477 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Beneficial Insects - Great Lakes Region
94 participants
408 spottings
Arthropods

Beneficial Insects - Great Lakes ...

Beneficial insects play an important role in a healthy ecosystem. Help us protect them! By identifying these ...

Reptiles of the World
1,154 participants
9,669 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Fall Into Phenology
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 ...

Flowers of North America
9,445 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 ...

Wisconsin Fauna
168 participants
699 spottings
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Wisconsin Fauna

This mission is set aside for all Wisconsin fauna: fish, mammals, birds, insects, etc.! Let's see what's moving, ...

Wildflowers of Wisconsin
104 participants
1,527 spottings
Plants

Wildflowers of Wisconsin

This site is just for wildflowers/wild plants found in Wisconsin!

Beauty of Decay
179 participants
2,375 spottings
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Beauty of Decay

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

Michigan Whitetail Watch
84 participants
34 spottings
Mammals

Michigan Whitetail Watch

This missions purpose is record deer sightings in upper and lower Michigan; in parks, in your back yard, or in ...

The Color Blue
2,539 participants
5,820 spottings
All

The Color Blue

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,067 participants
28,798 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,937 participants
8,985 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Monarch Migration
1,134 participants
670 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

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

Amphibians of the World
2,397 participants
7,427 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

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 ...

Best 2012 Photos
5 participants
1 spotting
All

Best 2012 Photos

I want to see the best photos of 2012

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,505 participants
76,322 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Nature in Yellow
2,419 participants
12,595 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.

Trees of the World
945 participants
4,994 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Great Lakes Monitoring
902 participants
5,578 spottings
All

Great Lakes Monitoring

The Great Lakes are the largest surface freshwater system containing over 80 percent of freshwater on the Earth. ...

Project Squirrel
5,869 participants
3,829 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Rare Color Morphs
1,027 participants
758 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, ...

Birds in Chicago
51 participants
485 spottings
Birds

Birds in Chicago

Document siting of birds in the Chicagoland area during all seasons.

Owasippe Scout Reservation
1 participant
115 spottings
All

Owasippe Scout Reservation

Document all plant, animal and fungi at Owasippe Scout Reservation at all times of the year.

Rock Island State Park
2 participants
175 spottings
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Rock Island State Park

Identify all forms of wildlife on Rock Island during all seasons.

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,212 participants
44,990 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 ...

Birds of the World
12,787 participants
104,369 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, ...

Rock Island State Park
2 participants
175 spottings
All

Rock Island State Park

Identify all forms of wildlife on Rock Island during all seasons.

Owasippe Scout Reservation
1 participant
115 spottings
All

Owasippe Scout Reservation

Document all plant, animal and fungi at Owasippe Scout Reservation at all times of the year.

Birds in Chicago
51 participants
485 spottings
Birds

Birds in Chicago

Document siting of birds in the Chicagoland area during all seasons.

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