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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 ...

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 ...

Primate Watch
784 participants
1,458 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

The Primate Specialist Group is a network of scientists and conservationists who stand against the tide of ...

Female Birds of the North East
52 participants
107 spottings
Birds

Female Birds of the North East

Many dimorphic bird species are recognized easily by the more vibrant colorations of the male birds, while the ...

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, ...

Mr. John's Explorers
9 participants
143 spottings
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Mr. John's Explorers

Mr. John's Explorers is an educational program run by KidZone Child Care & Education Center's O.S.A. program in ...

Moths of the World
2,950 participants
40,293 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 ...

A mile in your shoes
27 participants
267 spottings
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A mile in your shoes

A fun family project.

Caterpillars of Eastern North America
142 participants
335 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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Birds, birds, birds!
22 participants
23 spottings
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Birds, birds, birds!

I thought it would be fun to see how many birds could be spotted.

Photos for Conservation
102 participants
735 spottings
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Photos for Conservation

All wildlife, large and small. Encourage wildlife and habitat conservation through my images.

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 ...

Leaves of the North East
180 participants
434 spottings
Plants

Leaves of the North East

I am trying to see what the local leaves are like in my area and what people are growing. If this mission ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Flowers of North America
9,430 participants
32,090 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 ...

Bat Monitoring Project
870 participants
504 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

The Bat Conservancy is an international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting biological diversity ...

Rare Color Morphs
1,026 participants
740 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
1,008 participants
4,394 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,148 participants
6,431 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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,474 participants
75,167 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Birds of the World
12,746 participants
103,928 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, ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,921 participants
12,324 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

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 ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,377 participants
5,663 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
1,345 participants
2,195 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
1,343 participants
16,748 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 Hoppers
854 participants
4,181 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.

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
517 participants
304 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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,414 participants
12,501 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.

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,504 participants
3,306 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 ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,518 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 ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,191 participants
43,711 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 ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,025 participants
28,717 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

The Color Red
5,842 participants
14,832 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
3,886 participants
18,983 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,956 participants
5,931 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
1,411 participants
11,238 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
12,371 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 ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,021 participants
1,621 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

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. ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
761 participants
1,673 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

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

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,583 participants
2,619 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,922 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.

Animals with Warning Colors
875 participants
1,564 spottings
All

Animals with Warning Colors

Many animals use colors in the opposite way of camouflage. They have bright colors wich make them highly ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,135 participants
6,065 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 ...

The Color Blue
2,534 participants
5,749 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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