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Eastern North America Trees
294 participants
995 spottings
Plants

Eastern North America Trees

All trees and shrubs welcomed! This mission is created to survey Eastern North American trees and shrubs. A ...

Sea life of the Pacific Northwest.
164 participants
576 spottings
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Sea life of the Pacific ...

This is a mission dedicated to documenting the ocean life of the Cascadian bioregion, encompassing Oregon, British ...

The Pacific Northwest Bioregion
418 participants
5,311 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 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 ...

Snakes of the World
1,946 participants
4,781 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Southern California Wildlife
409 participants
6,979 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 ...

Hawai'i Bioblitz 2013
179 participants
367 spottings
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Hawai'i Bioblitz 2013

Can you name some of the plants and animals you see every day? Are they native? Non-native? Invasive? Hawaiʻi ...

Beetles!
621 participants
9,668 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,438 participants
74,300 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,516 participants
3,366 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Florida's Flora & Fauna
249 participants
8,542 spottings
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Florida's Flora & Fauna

Become more aware of the need to conserve, preserve, and coexist with our wildlife and natural surroundings in ...

Creatures of Pennsylvania
134 participants
1,425 spottings
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Creatures of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a very varied climate full of fascinating wildlife; yet the variety is not well known to even the ...

Reptiles of the World
1,143 participants
9,535 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Nature in Yellow
2,407 participants
12,426 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.

2015 Best Wildlife Photo
505 participants
7,835 spottings
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2015 Best Wildlife Photo

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

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
663 participants
5,161 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 ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,370 participants
5,634 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 ...

Rare Color Morphs
1,020 participants
739 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, ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,146 participants
6,406 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 ...

Marsupials of the World
229 participants
461 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 ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,176 participants
43,464 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 ...

Saving Animals
4 participants
7 spottings
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Saving Animals

Animals are important parts of our community, lots of people help animals, lets see how many spottings we can get ...

Captive Animals
2,467 participants
12,369 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,408 participants
11,107 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Symbiotic Relationships
1,017 participants
1,586 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

Symbiosis is close and often long-term interaction between different biological species. There are many example of ...

The Color Blue
2,523 participants
5,722 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 ...

Eggs of the World
1,339 participants
2,178 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 ...

Amphibians of the World
2,384 participants
7,355 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,448 participants
3,539 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 ...

Project Squirrel
5,832 participants
3,802 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
513 participants
302 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 ...

Slime Molds
308 participants
469 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

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

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,578 participants
2,570 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Plants Found in the Chicagoland Area
52 participants
243 spottings
Plants

Plants Found in the Chicagoland ...

During the 19th century, Chicago was one of the most rapid growing cities. It went from a village of only 20,000 ...

Mushrooms of Appalachia
88 participants
648 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 ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,006 participants
4,372 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,904 participants
12,113 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

International Spider Survey
3,852 participants
18,855 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

The Color Red
5,828 participants
14,721 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 ...

Birds of the World
12,710 participants
103,466 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, ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,909 participants
8,875 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,884 participants
5,292 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! ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,485 participants
3,297 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 ...

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
2,845 participants
66,562 spottings
All

National Geographic's Great ...

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

Mushroom Mapping
5,995 participants
28,381 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Alien Species in Hawaii
47 participants
321 spottings
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Alien Species in Hawaii

Hawaii is home to rare, endemic flora and fauna. However, the 8 islands are also not strangers to introduced and ...

Fungi of the American Southwest
68 participants
146 spottings
Fungi

Fungi of the American Southwest

To document and identify fungi of the American Southwest.

Flowers of North America
9,418 participants
32,049 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 ...

Yellow 8 MMS - Hawai'i
100 participants
315 spottings
All

Yellow 8 MMS - Hawai'i

This mission documents living things in and around the Hawaiian Islands and surrounding waters.

Native Hawaiian Plants
93 participants
129 spottings
Plants

Native Hawaiian Plants

The Hawaiian islands are the most isolated archaepelago in the world which has given way to an amazing array of ...

Eyes on Central PA
23 participants
556 spottings
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Eyes on Central PA

Snap photos of wildlife you spot in Central Pennsylvania – plants, animals, insects and more – and share them ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,939 participants
5,923 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 ...

Moths of the World
2,928 participants
39,847 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 ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
361 participants
951 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

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

Leaf Pack Macroworld - Macroinvertebrates!
4 participants
106 spottings
Arthropods

Leaf Pack Macroworld - ...

My class will investigate leaf packs for strange and mysterious critters. We invite other macro explorers to ...

Leaf Pack Macroworld - Macroinvertebrates!
4 participants
106 spottings
Arthropods

Leaf Pack Macroworld - ...

My class will investigate leaf packs for strange and mysterious critters. We invite other macro explorers to ...

SOFIA Mission
1 participant
17 spottings
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SOFIA Mission

I will look for specimens I am unfamiliar with here and ask for identification

Leaf Pack Macro World
0 participants
0 spottings
Arthropods

Leaf Pack Macro World

There is a whole world of decomposers around us that have a vital part in our natural world. I’ve done this ...