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Flowers of North America
9,440 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 ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,700 participants
11,952 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 ...

Raptors of California
114 participants
131 spottings
Birds

Raptors of California

This is for the community as a whole! Help us locate a document these magnificent birds of prey, especially ...

2020 Best Wildlife Photo
100 participants
1,934 spottings
All

2020 Best Wildlife Photo

Project Noah is calling for your best wildlife photos! This mission is open to members from all over the world and ...

2019 Best Wildlife Photo - Species Interactions Special!
161 participants
995 spottings
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2019 Best Wildlife Photo - ...

We're calling for your best wildlife photos! The mission is for spottings submitted in 2019 fitting in our special ...

2018 Best Wildlife Photo
193 participants
5,323 spottings
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2018 Best Wildlife Photo

This mission is now terminated; please watch out for the new 2019 Best Wildlife Photo mission! We're calling again ...

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 ...

2016 Best Wildlife Photo
146 participants
5,918 spottings
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2016 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 ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
375 participants
981 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

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

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of the World
349 participants
1,190 spottings
Other

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of ...

Opistobranchs are a large and diverse group of marine gastropods. They include several types of sea slugs: sea ...

The Hoppers
860 participants
4,277 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

World Science Festival Cicada Count
297 participants
177 spottings
Arthropods

World Science Festival Cicada ...

We're calling all citizen scientists to help track 17-Year Cicadas! Join the World Science Festival Cicada Count ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,519 participants
3,370 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Westcoast Wonders
55 participants
354 spottings
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Westcoast Wonders

Community log for flora, fauna, and natural features of the central west coast of the USA.

California Tidepools!
118 participants
394 spottings
Other

California Tidepools!

This project is for those who love to tidepool up and down California's awesome coast!

Joshua Tree National Park Biodiversity
6 participants
132 spottings
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Joshua Tree National Park ...

This Desert National Park includes the Mojave Desert and Sonoran Desert Ecosystems. Joshua Tree National Park ...

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
699 participants
1,011 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

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

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 ...

Native Butterflies of the SF Bay Area
21 participants
48 spottings
Arthropods

Native Butterflies of the SF Bay ...

The Bay Area is home to so many native species of butterflies only found here! Interested in the current diversity ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,209 participants
44,677 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 ...

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 ...

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.

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,416 participants
11,336 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Eggs of the World
1,352 participants
2,223 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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,934 participants
8,979 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

ANTS!!!!
283 participants
612 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

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

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,149 participants
6,459 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 ...

Southern California Wildlife
407 participants
6,926 spottings
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Southern California Wildlife

Southern California is one of the most biologically diverse regions in America which allows for unique wildlife ...

Jumping Spiders of the World
683 participants
2,660 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

With cat like grace, agility and Teddy Bearish charms bellying their formidable predatory instincts, the jumping ...

Flowering Cacti and Succulents of California
175 participants
152 spottings
Plants

Flowering Cacti and Succulents ...

The purpose of this mission is to highlight and celebrate the spectacular blooms coming from an otherwise very ...

Wild Flowers Of Mt Diablo and surrounding open space
13 participants
239 spottings
Plants

Wild Flowers Of Mt Diablo and ...

A wildflower (or wild flower) is a flower that grows wild, meaning it was not intentionally seeded or planted. A ...

Hummingbirds of BC
24 participants
38 spottings
Birds

Hummingbirds of BC

Hummingbirds are beautiful and amazing little birds. Let's map the locations and migrations of BC's hummingbird ...

Mission WILD
3,433 participants
42,668 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 ...

Accidental Birds of CA
28 participants
75 spottings
Birds

Accidental Birds of CA

Not in Kansas anymore. Well lately I have been spotting birds along the Pacific Flyway that are far from home. ...

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, ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,010 participants
4,412 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Desert Wildlife
2 participants
121 spottings
All

Desert Wildlife

Desert Wildlife from insects, birds, plants and reptiles. Want to see the diverse wildlife that can survive in the ...

Garden Snails of California
184 participants
121 spottings
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Garden Snails of California

Foster a greater appreciation of garden snails, an animal most people want to kill. This is a local mission & ...

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
675 participants
5,386 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 ...

Trees of the World
944 participants
4,993 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

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 ...

Moths of the World
2,982 participants
40,670 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 ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,091 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 ...

Captive Animals
2,470 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 ...

Wild Flowers of the Pacific Northwest
236 participants
1,091 spottings
Plants

Wild Flowers of the Pacific ...

This mission is designed to encompass the vast diversity of wild flowers in the Pacific Northwest from British ...

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

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 ...

Wildlife in Grays harbor,Wa
8 participants
101 spottings
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Wildlife in Grays harbor,Wa

Share pictures and identify wildlife from spotting's in areas of Grays harbor,Wa

Pacific North West Plant Medicine
111 participants
137 spottings
Plants

Pacific North West Plant Medicine

My goal is to document wild plants used for medicine in the Pacific North West region of the United States.

Montana Wildlife
61 participants
177 spottings
All

Montana Wildlife

With a land area of 147,046 square miles (380,850 km2), Montana is slightly larger than Japan and slightly smaller ...

Oak trees of San Francisco
29 participants
8 spottings
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Oak trees of San Francisco

I WANT TO GET AS MANY PHOTOS ON A COLAGE, OR MAKE MANY COLLAGES OF BAY AREA OAK TREES. In the bay are of san ...

Wilderness Friends of California
130 participants
879 spottings
All

Wilderness Friends of California

As a little girl I would run through the Santa Cruz mountains shoeless and covered in mud; I'd collect newts, ...

California Native Mammals
142 participants
240 spottings
Mammals

California Native Mammals

Help spot Native California Mammals in the wild

Flora and Fauna of California Wilderness
228 participants
2,703 spottings
All

Flora and Fauna of California ...

Exploring and documenting the flora and fauna of the wilderness areas in California. Let's share our discoveries ...

Call for the color purple - SouthEastern United States
197 participants
449 spottings
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Call for the color purple - ...

Find all things purple to help support awareness for cystic fibrosis month. Together we can let the world see that ...

Blue & Purple Holland (482km radius)
156 participants
975 spottings
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Blue & Purple Holland (482km ...

All natures blue and purple treasures.

The Pacific Northwest Bioregion
420 participants
5,470 spottings
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The Pacific Northwest Bioregion

The goal of this project is so fill out as many organisms as possible for the Pacific Northwest and create a ...

Reptiles of the World
1,153 participants
9,670 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

California Coastal Wildlife Watch
946 participants
2,942 spottings
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California Coastal Wildlife Watch

Around the world, coastal ecosystems are known for their unique wildlife. From sea birds to native plant life, ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,963 participants
6,025 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 ...

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,452 participants
3,547 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 ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,512 participants
3,325 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 ...

Global Flight
1,346 participants
16,804 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 ...

The Color Blue
2,539 participants
5,814 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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,418 participants
12,578 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

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

Snakes of the World
1,956 participants
4,815 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Marine Mammals of the World
1,334 participants
1,075 spottings
Mammals

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine mammals are a diverse group of 120 species of mammal that are primarily ocean-dwelling or depend on the ...

Amphibians of the World
2,395 participants
7,420 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

International Spider Survey
3,900 participants
19,217 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,049 participants
28,744 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

The Color Red
5,847 participants
14,940 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 ...

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 ...

Birds of the World
12,774 participants
104,300 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, ...

Project Squirrel
5,866 participants
3,824 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,497 participants
75,874 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

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

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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,931 participants
12,476 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

California Native Mammals
142 participants
240 spottings
Mammals

California Native Mammals

Help spot Native California Mammals in the wild

Desert Wildlife
2 participants
121 spottings
All

Desert Wildlife

Desert Wildlife from insects, birds, plants and reptiles. Want to see the diverse wildlife that can survive in the ...

Accidental Birds of CA
28 participants
75 spottings
Birds

Accidental Birds of CA

Not in Kansas anymore. Well lately I have been spotting birds along the Pacific Flyway that are far from home. ...

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