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K-12 science teacher, retired. Interests include geocaching, natural science, photography, sundials, walking, and weather (to name a few).

Fairfax County, Virginia USA

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Life on Public Lands
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Life on Public Lands

During National Environmental Education Week 2015, April 19-25, we're inviting you to participate in a national ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
370 participants
969 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

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

Meadowood Recreation Area
1 participant
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Meadowood Recreation Area

"Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area contains a variety of terrains and vegetation types. These include ...

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
346 participants
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Identifying Animals Through ...

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

U.S. State Symbols - Northeastern states
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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. ...

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
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National Geographic's Great ...

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

Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge
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Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge

Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge is a 1,200-acre nature preserve on the grounds of Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, Fairfax ...

Life and Mathematics
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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 ...

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,882 participants
5,291 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! ...

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 ...

Edible and Useful Plants of the East
176 participants
800 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 ...

Project Roadkill
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Project Roadkill

Roadkill can be a fascinating way to understand the wildlife in your area . Upload your spottings of animals you ...

2012 Best Wildlife Photo
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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 ...

Patuxent Research Refuge
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75 spottings
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Patuxent Research Refuge

Established in 1936 by executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Patuxent Research Refuge is the ...

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,449 participants
3,542 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 ...

Birds of Huntley Meadows Park
7 participants
101 spottings
Birds

Birds of Huntley Meadows Park

More than 200 species of birds have been seen at Huntley Meadows Park. Add your spottings to help create a ...

Wildlife of Northern Virginia
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Wildlife of Northern Virginia

The purpose of this mission is to provide a graphical database of the wild species of animals & plants that live ...

Global Flight
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Global Flight

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

Wild Love
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Wild Love

The mating rituals of some animals are wonderfully bizarre and each species in animal kingdom has a different ...

Reptiles of the World
1,150 participants
9,608 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Southern Romance
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Southern Romance

Warm weather is here, and love is in the air! Instinct drives all animals to "be fruitful and multiply." Some ...

Raptors of North America
1,344 participants
4,038 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

The Color Blue
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5,752 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 ...

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

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

International Spider Survey
3,888 participants
18,987 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Project Squirrel
5,855 participants
3,812 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Arthropods of Fairfax,VA
13 participants
224 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods of Fairfax,VA

To document the various bugs in the parks of Fairfax,VA. Please ad the park name to the description of your ...

Captive Animals
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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 ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
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5,666 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 ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
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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 ...

Seeds and Seed Pods
121 participants
550 spottings
Plants

Seeds and Seed Pods

Pods are produced by plants to help with the delivery of the seeds and to encourage the transportation of the seed ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,008 participants
4,397 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Snakes of the World
1,954 participants
4,803 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

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.

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,135 participants
6,069 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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,416 participants
12,508 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.

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,924 participants
8,922 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Amphibians of the World
2,391 participants
7,405 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,411 participants
11,239 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Eggs of the World
1,345 participants
2,196 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 ...

Dragonflies and Damselflies of Huntley Meadows Park
18 participants
285 spottings
Arthropods

Dragonflies and Damselflies of ...

There are 34 species of dragonflies and 14 species of damselflies that have been spotted at Huntley Meadows Park ...

Fall Into Phenology
1,227 participants
2,201 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

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

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
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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 ...

Signs of Wildlife
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Signs of Wildlife

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

The Color Red
5,843 participants
14,836 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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,922 participants
12,324 spottings
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Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Birds of the World
12,747 participants
103,941 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, ...

2011 Best Wildlife Photo
8,513 participants
9,126 spottings
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2011 Best Wildlife Photo

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,476 participants
75,179 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Flowers of North America
9,432 participants
32,110 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 ...

Dragonflies and Damselflies of Huntley Meadows Park
18 participants
285 spottings
Arthropods

Dragonflies and Damselflies of ...

There are 34 species of dragonflies and 14 species of damselflies that have been spotted at Huntley Meadows Park ...

Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge
4 participants
43 spottings
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Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge

Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge is a 1,200-acre nature preserve on the grounds of Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, Fairfax ...

Meadowood Recreation Area
1 participant
47 spottings
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Meadowood Recreation Area

"Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area contains a variety of terrains and vegetation types. These include ...

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