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Doren B

Doren B

Amateur naturalist, river wanderer, and curious soul with an interest in zoology and fungi.

West Virginia, United States

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Moths of the World
2,985 participants
40,846 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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,505 participants
76,443 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

2017 Best Wildlife Photo
244 participants
6,472 spottings
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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 ...

Birds of the National Parks - Adventure Bus tours
23 participants
53 spottings
Birds

Birds of the National Parks - ...

To see and learn about as many birds as possible this year as we travel around to the National Parks. This mission ...

The Hoppers
861 participants
4,291 spottings
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The Hoppers

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

Fungus in America
217 participants
4,480 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

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 ...

Mushrooms of Appalachia
93 participants
654 spottings
Fungi

Mushrooms of Appalachia

To help identify and locate different types of species of fungi in the Appalachian Region of the United States of ...

Slime Molds
314 participants
488 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

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

Lichens of the Southeast
54 participants
232 spottings
Fungi

Lichens of the Southeast

Lichens are fascinating composite organisms of a fungus and photosynthetic partner. They exhibit a nearly endless ...

Lichens
284 participants
1,677 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

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

Nature in the Yard Project NorthEastern US
88 participants
397 spottings
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Nature in the Yard Project ...

Make your yard wildlife friendly, take a picture, and share it with us. Do not encourage wildlife to visit your ...

Wetlands of the Mid-Appalachians
1 participant
5 spottings
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Wetlands of the Mid-Appalachians

All species that live within or immediately adjoining wetland areas are eligible for inclusion in this mission. A ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,122 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 ...

Snakes of the World
1,957 participants
4,819 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,720 participants
12,660 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 ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,966 participants
6,082 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 ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,383 participants
5,715 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 ...

Raptors of North America
1,344 participants
4,041 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

Eastern Assassin Bugs
296 participants
310 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

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

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
677 participants
5,425 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 Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,213 participants
45,069 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 ...

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 ...

Birds of the World
12,800 participants
104,459 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, ...

Flowers of North America
9,446 participants
32,229 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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,938 participants
8,999 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

International Spider Survey
3,907 participants
19,354 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,070 participants
28,814 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

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.

Beetles!
631 participants
9,864 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

Mission WILD
3,433 participants
42,601 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 ...

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 ...

Wetlands of the Mid-Appalachians
1 participant
5 spottings
All

Wetlands of the Mid-Appalachians

All species that live within or immediately adjoining wetland areas are eligible for inclusion in this mission. A ...

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