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DianePlatcoBrooks

I am an amateur photographer and nature lover. Most of my photographs are taken right here at home. I love rearing lepidoptera & gardening

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Ohio Birds and Wildlife
5 participants
132 spottings
Birds

Ohio Birds and Wildlife

Sharing photographs of Ohio birds - especially interesting behavior and species.

Arthropods parasitised by other arthropods
34 participants
162 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods parasitised by other ...

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

Arthropods parasitised by fungi
42 participants
111 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods parasitised by fungi

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

Fungus in America
217 participants
4,459 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Beauty of Decay
178 participants
2,373 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 ...

Slime Molds
314 participants
483 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

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

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
648 participants
7,040 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 ...

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

National Geographic's Great ...

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

North American Bat Tracker
108 participants
142 spottings
All

North American Bat Tracker

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

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 ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,079 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 ...

Trees of the World
942 participants
4,987 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Mission WILD
3,432 participants
42,571 spottings
All

Mission WILD

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

Mammals of KY, TN, IL, OH, MI.
183 participants
175 spottings
Mammals

Mammals of KY, TN, IL, OH, MI.

Only submit photos within the range shown by the map.

Southeastern Ohio Buds & Blooms
9 participants
114 spottings
Plants

Southeastern Ohio Buds & Blooms

Native Southeastern Ohio flora.

Midwest Amphibian Study
187 participants
366 spottings
Amphibians

Midwest Amphibian Study

To catalog and study amphibians in their natural habitat.

2013 Best Wildlife Photo
395 participants
8,747 spottings
All

2013 Best Wildlife Photo

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

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,450 participants
3,544 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 ...

Insects of Costa Rica
115 participants
3,528 spottings
Arthropods

Insects of Costa Rica

Photographs of Costa Rican insects are welcome. Fotografías de insectos de Costa Rica son bienvenidas.

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

Project Frog Finder of ...

Finding and identifying local frogs.

Sloths of Costa Rica
15 participants
10 spottings
Mammals

Sloths of Costa Rica

Sloths are cool, but the don't receive enough recognition here.

Life and Mathematics
253 participants
817 spottings
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Life and Mathematics

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,414 participants
11,283 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Amphibians of the World
2,394 participants
7,414 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,963 participants
6,013 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 ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,039 participants
28,723 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,513 participants
3,321 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 ...

Critters of the Midwest
427 participants
3,172 spottings
All

Critters of the Midwest

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

Animals with Warning Colors
877 participants
1,564 spottings
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Animals with Warning Colors

Many animals use colors in the opposite way of camouflage. They have bright colors wich make them highly ...

2012 Best Wildlife Photo
1,252 participants
12,913 spottings
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2012 Best Wildlife Photo

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

Morphed Organism ID
50 participants
514 spottings
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Morphed Organism ID

The topic of this mission is the morphing discovered in two different names belongs to different categories and ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,009 participants
4,410 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

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

Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and ...

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

Warblers through the Midwest
23 participants
75 spottings
Birds

Warblers through the Midwest

Discover and catalog the migratory warblers traveling through the Midwest by sharing photos and descriptions of ...

ANTS!!!!
280 participants
605 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

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

Mammals of the Southeastern US
7 participants
13 spottings
Mammals

Mammals of the Southeastern US

There are tons of different mammals in North America. Some are very common such as White-Tailed Deer and Grey ...

Birds of Ohio
167 participants
658 spottings
Birds

Birds of Ohio

Discover and catalog the birds of Ohio by sharing photos and descriptions of the birds you encounter. Birds can ...

Fantastic Fungi - WV, OH, MI
167 participants
645 spottings
Fungi

Fantastic Fungi - WV, OH, MI

The main purpose of this mission is to explore different kinds of fungi in our environment.

Backyard bugs and unknown visitors of the Northeastern United States
140 participants
557 spottings
Arthropods

Backyard bugs and unknown ...

The surprise visitors that we stumble across while either minding our own business, or exploring our environment ...

Moths of the World
2,982 participants
40,596 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 ...

Eastern Assassin Bugs
296 participants
307 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

The assassin bugs, family Reduviidae, is one of the largest families of true bugs in the order Hemiptera. There ...

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 ...

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
517 participants
305 spottings
Arthropods

Parental care in insects and ...

[PLEASE READ the instructions under Overview first!*]. Did you know that some of the lesser creatures engage in ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
762 participants
1,680 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

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

The Hoppers
858 participants
4,218 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

This is not for jumping organisms! This mission is focusing on the Auchenorrhyncha suborder (Free-living ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,690 participants
11,466 spottings
All

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 ...

Eggs of the World
1,350 participants
2,213 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 ...

Global Flight
1,345 participants
16,790 spottings
All

Global Flight

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

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,382 participants
5,707 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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,418 participants
12,567 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

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

The Color Blue
2,537 participants
5,806 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 ...

Snakes of the World
1,956 participants
4,811 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

International Spider Survey
3,900 participants
19,109 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,933 participants
8,968 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Midwestern gardens
213 participants
1,995 spottings
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Midwestern gardens

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

The Color Red
5,846 participants
14,919 spottings
All

The Color Red

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

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 ...

Appalachia Ohio
47 participants
380 spottings
All

Appalachia Ohio

The goal of the mission is to document the wildlife of the region

Amphibians of Ohio
76 participants
74 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of Ohio

To list all sightings of Amphibians found in Ohio.

Ohio Lepidoptera
93 participants
724 spottings
Arthropods

Ohio Lepidoptera

A place to post all Lepidoptera species sighted in Ohio!

Ohio Arachnids
131 participants
136 spottings
Arthropods

Ohio Arachnids

A place to document all arachnid species located within the State of Ohio.

Eastern Box Turtles of Wv, Oh, and Pa
9 participants
13 spottings
Reptiles

Eastern Box Turtles of Wv, Oh, ...

I love Eastern Box Turtles and enjoy seeing all the local ones. I believe they all have a uniqueness to them from ...

Beetles!
627 participants
9,783 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
672 participants
5,348 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 ...

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. ...

Flies!
489 participants
5,234 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

Reptiles of the World
1,152 participants
9,657 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Flowers of North America
9,439 participants
32,188 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 ...

Birds of the World
12,772 participants
104,227 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, ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,930 participants
12,412 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,492 participants
75,710 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

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