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Symbiotic Relationships
1,024 participants
1,636 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

Jumping Spiders of the World
688 participants
2,737 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

Slime Molds
314 participants
491 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

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

Non-flowering Plants of North America
41 participants
63 spottings
Plants

Non-flowering Plants of North ...

There are many beautiful and colorful plants that never have flowers. How many can you find and identify around ...

Grasses of North America
42 participants
41 spottings
Plants

Grasses of North America

Since there aren't many field guides dedicated to grasses, and most of those are illustrated with drawings instead ...

Plant Products
22 participants
11 spottings
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Plant Products

Things that come from plants

Eastern Assassin Bugs
296 participants
311 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

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

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 ...

Midwest Reptile Study
179 participants
495 spottings
Reptiles

Midwest Reptile Study

The mission of this group is to catalog local reptiles in the wild and to aid in the education and conservation of ...

Project Squirrel
5,869 participants
3,831 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,591 participants
2,630 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Wildlife of Indiana
48 participants
334 spottings
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Wildlife of Indiana

This mission is to gather documented sightings of all wildlife (not including plants and fungi) throughout the ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,533 participants
3,347 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 ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,219 participants
45,238 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 ...

Captive Animals
2,472 participants
12,368 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 ...

Mission WILD
3,433 participants
42,667 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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,937 participants
12,544 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,521 participants
3,387 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
763 participants
1,685 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

The objective of this mission is to collect pictures of the interaction between different species of arthropods. ...

Global Flight
1,346 participants
16,850 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 ...

Animals with Warning Colors
879 participants
1,572 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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,420 participants
12,619 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.

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,454 participants
3,552 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 ...

Tree Frogs Of KY, TN, and surrounding area's.
84 participants
83 spottings
Amphibians

Tree Frogs Of KY, TN, and ...

I would like to see has many different coloration in tree frogs has possible.

Wildflowers of Indiana
68 participants
504 spottings
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Wildflowers of Indiana

Document the wildflowers of Indiana

Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US
248 participants
262 spottings
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Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US

This mission is dedicated to showcasing spiral patterns found in nature. Whether it be Fibonacci spiral patterns ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,135 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 ...

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
517 participants
306 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 ...

Fall Into Phenology
1,227 participants
2,209 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

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

Birds of the World
12,809 participants
104,647 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 Frog Finder of NorthEastern United States
117 participants
232 spottings
Amphibians

Project Frog Finder of ...

Finding and identifying local frogs.

Mushroom Mapping
6,078 participants
28,826 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

The Color Red
5,851 participants
14,978 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 ...

International Spider Survey
3,915 participants
19,449 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,969 participants
6,096 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,417 participants
11,516 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Amphibians of the World
2,400 participants
7,469 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,384 participants
5,725 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 ...

Eggs of the World
1,355 participants
2,236 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
2,943 participants
9,020 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Snakes of the World
1,961 participants
4,828 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

The Hoppers
862 participants
4,307 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

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.

The Color Blue
2,540 participants
5,838 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 ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,724 participants
12,913 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 ...

Midwest Amphibian Study
187 participants
370 spottings
Amphibians

Midwest Amphibian Study

To catalog and study amphibians in their natural habitat.

Midwestern gardens
213 participants
2,001 spottings
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Midwestern gardens

Intended to document the beauty and wildlife existing in home-based gardens in the Midwestern United States.

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
677 participants
5,447 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 ...

Moths of the World
2,987 participants
40,928 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 ...

Raptors of North America
1,344 participants
4,042 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

Flowers of North America
9,448 participants
32,248 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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,509 participants
76,796 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

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.

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, ...

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