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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,209 participants
44,751 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 ...

Rare Color Morphs
1,026 participants
755 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, ...

Reptiles of the World
1,153 participants
9,677 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Animals of North Carolina
202 participants
3,556 spottings
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Animals of North Carolina

Our mission is build a photo library of animals living in their natural environment in North Carolina so that ...

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.
307 participants
667 spottings
Reptiles

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.

The Southeast has the highest diversity of turtles in the U.S. and is home to 75 percent of all native species ...

Trees and Shrubs of New Jersey
12 participants
46 spottings
Plants

Trees and Shrubs of New Jersey

A mission to catalogue the trees, shrubs, and other woody plants of New Jersey.

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! ...

Nature we live with NorthEastern US
94 participants
547 spottings
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Nature we live with NorthEastern ...

Track down nature kept by people to discover how many nature lovers we're surrounded by and what sorts of living ...

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 ...

Plants of Pennsylvania
186 participants
290 spottings
Plants

Plants of Pennsylvania

This mission is about the plants of Pennsylvania. After all, Pennsylvania does mean Penn's Woods.

Freshwater Wetland Wildlife and Vegetation - Northeastern US
83 participants
462 spottings
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Freshwater Wetland Wildlife and ...

Freshwater wetlands are ecosystems where the water table is at or near the surface for long enough periods of the ...

White-Tailed Deer in Pa
33 participants
19 spottings
Mammals

White-Tailed Deer in Pa

Lets track the deer population in Pennsylvania! Each year the Pennsylvania Game Commission releases population ...

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?

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, ...

Insects that live in Connecticut
35 participants
449 spottings
Arthropods

Insects that live in Connecticut

I think it would be great to pull together and identify as many insects in the state of Connecticut as possible.

Birds in New Jersey
60 participants
177 spottings
Birds

Birds in New Jersey

See what wild birds live all around new jersey!

Butterflies and plants that attract Butterflies New York
29 participants
26 spottings
Plants

Butterflies and plants that ...

Have you ever seen an interesting plant that attracts butterflies? Please add it's photo here!

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. ...

Nonnative New Englanders
12 participants
22 spottings
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Nonnative New Englanders

If you live in New England and surrounding land post sightings of any nonnative species in your local area. Your ...

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 ...

ADF Naturalists Guild Challenge
50 participants
1,088 spottings
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ADF Naturalists Guild Challenge

Mission complete! Thanks to everyone who participated. The special prize aspect is going to have to be bragging ...

Wildlife and man-made environmental hazards of the Northeastern United States
17 participants
2 spottings
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Wildlife and man-made ...

All too often wildlife is affected by our waste - plastic bags, discarded or lost fishing line, nets, etc. By ...

New England Arthropods
45 participants
3,901 spottings
Arthropods

New England Arthropods

An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed ...

Flower close-ups of Ontario
66 participants
210 spottings
Plants

Flower close-ups of Ontario

I love to take close-up pictures of flowers. The intricacy of the flowers themselves is amazing! Anyone who enjoys ...

Mountain Watch - North East & Appalachians
17 participants
8 spottings
Plants

Mountain Watch - North East & ...

Help the AMC make observations along the trails in the Northeast and Appalachian mountains on the timing of plant ...

Homeopathic Remedy Sources of the North Eastern United States
38 participants
17 spottings
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Homeopathic Remedy Sources of ...

Photographs and Information about Plants or Animals used for Homeopathic Remedies.

Salt Marsh Dieback/Restoration - New England
40 participants
45 spottings
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Salt Marsh Dieback/Restoration - ...

Salt marshes are grass-dominated wetlands on landscapes that are influenced by tidal waters. These tidal marshes ...

Ontario Invasive Species
26 participants
18 spottings
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Ontario Invasive Species

Help identify and monitor the spread of invasive species in Ontario and neighbouring regions.

Project fish n' things Northeastern United States
21 participants
36 spottings
Fish

Project fish n' things ...

This mission is to help promote the Idea that our ocean is very important and should be conserved and protected. ...

We Care (Northeastern US)
27 participants
136 spottings
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We Care (Northeastern US)

We Care is an organization that makes recycled clothing and accessories. They donate the money to environmental ...

Edibles of New England
21 participants
5 spottings
Plants

Edibles of New England

Apples, Peaches, Pumpkins, Squash! Building a comprehensive survey and guide to New England edibles!

Reptiles of New England
80 participants
95 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of New England

If you live in or around New England and have sighted any reptile with the arrival of spring, you can send them in ...

Emerald Ash Borer Monitoring
795 participants
12 spottings
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Emerald Ash Borer Monitoring

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an invasive beetle from Asia that is wreaking havoc on local ecosystems. To date, ...

Great Lakes Monitoring
902 participants
5,577 spottings
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Great Lakes Monitoring

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

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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,419 participants
12,585 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.

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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,935 participants
8,981 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,586 participants
2,625 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,519 participants
3,371 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,053 participants
28,752 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Project Squirrel
5,866 participants
3,825 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

International Spider Survey
3,901 participants
19,246 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,415 participants
11,355 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Captive Animals
2,469 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 ...

Binghamton New York Area Diversity
13 participants
64 spottings
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Binghamton New York Area ...

Vestal, Endicott, Apalachin, Endwell, Johnson City and Binghamton lets catalog our beautiful upstate New ...

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

MISSION WEIRD Northeastern US
150 participants
174 spottings
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MISSION WEIRD Northeastern US

my teacher challenged me to find the weirdest animal ever and i want to find it

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 ...

Caterpillars of Eastern North America
144 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 ...

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 ...

U.S. State Symbols - Northeastern states
42 participants
34 spottings
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U.S. State Symbols - ...

Locate and identify state birds, flowers, trees, or other official state wildlife of the United States and U.S. ...

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 ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,514 participants
3,326 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 ...

The Color Red
5,847 participants
14,941 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 ...

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 ...

Global Flight
1,347 participants
16,808 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 ...

Mushrooms of Quebec Province
80 participants
225 spottings
Fungi

Mushrooms of Quebec Province

Mushrooms are fascinating to me. The come in so many shapes, colors, and sizes! This mission has been created for ...

Fishes of Long Island and New York
32 participants
89 spottings
Fish

Fishes of Long Island and New ...

Freshwater and Saltwater fishes found in Long Island/New York waters.

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,932 participants
12,484 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

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
9,441 participants
32,230 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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