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Mr. John is an early education professional that lets his love of the natural world shine through in his teaching.

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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 ...

2013 Best Wildlife Photo
396 participants
8,747 spottings
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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 ...

Turtle Crossing
3 participants
6 spottings
Reptiles

Turtle Crossing

Spring is a welcome sight in the northeast, and one of the signs of the season is turtles migrating to nesting ...

New England Arthropods
45 participants
3,901 spottings
Arthropods

New England Arthropods

An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Beetles!
626 participants
9,717 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

Rare Color Morphs
1,026 participants
741 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, ...

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 ...

Anoles!
287 participants
733 spottings
Reptiles

Anoles!

This mission seeks to record observations of Anolis lizards wherever they may occur in the Western hemisphere -- ...

Trees of the World
940 participants
4,971 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

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 ...

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

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

World Science Festival Cicada Count
296 participants
176 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 ...

OSA Explorers
81 participants
23 spottings
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OSA Explorers

The boundary of this mission covers the 300 mile radius surrounding our classroom. Our goal is to document as much ...

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 ...

Animals with Warning Colors
875 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 ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,655 participants
10,494 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 ...

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 ...

Galapagos Biodiversity
576 participants
1,056 spottings
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Galapagos Biodiversity

The objective of this mission undertaken by the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos is to celebrate all ...

Mission WILD
3,428 participants
42,166 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 ...

Flowers of massachussetts
20 participants
119 spottings
Plants

Flowers of massachussetts

Take pictures of flowers throughout massachussetts

Your Pets (No longer available)
81 participants
0 spottings
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Your Pets (No longer available)

This is a place for you to show off your pets to your classmates.

The Color Blue
2,535 participants
5,751 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 ...

Preserved animals
20 participants
24 spottings
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Preserved animals

Upload images of preserved animals you own, it can be from any kind of animal.

Birds of the World
12,747 participants
103,936 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, ...

MISSION WEIRD Northeastern US
150 participants
174 spottings
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MISSION WEIRD Northeastern US

my teacher challenged me to find the weirdest animal ever and i want to find it

Signs of Wildlife
2,957 participants
5,932 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 ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,008 participants
4,395 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

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 ...

Mr. John's Explorers (No longer available)
83 participants
11 spottings
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Mr. John's Explorers (No longer ...

The boundary of this mission covers the 300 mile radius surrounding our classroom. Our goal is to document as much ...

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. ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,377 participants
5,665 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Reptiles of New England
80 participants
95 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of New England

If you live in or around New England and have sighted any reptile with the arrival of spring, you can send them in ...

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! ...

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

A fun family project.

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 ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,193 participants
43,715 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 ...

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 ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,026 participants
28,717 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

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 ...

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, ...

Eastern Assassin Bugs
293 participants
304 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

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

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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.

Snakes of the World
1,954 participants
4,802 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,475 participants
75,173 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

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.

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, ...

Flowers of North America
9,432 participants
32,107 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 ...

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. ...

International Spider Survey
3,887 participants
18,985 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Mr. John's Explorers
9 participants
143 spottings
All

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 ...

A mile in your shoes
27 participants
267 spottings
All

A mile in your shoes

A fun family project.

Mr. John's Explorers (No longer available)
83 participants
11 spottings
All

Mr. John's Explorers (No longer ...

The boundary of this mission covers the 300 mile radius surrounding our classroom. Our goal is to document as much ...

Your Pets (No longer available)
81 participants
0 spottings
All

Your Pets (No longer available)

This is a place for you to show off your pets to your classmates.

OSA Explorers
81 participants
23 spottings
All

OSA Explorers

The boundary of this mission covers the 300 mile radius surrounding our classroom. Our goal is to document as much ...

Turtle Crossing
3 participants
6 spottings
Reptiles

Turtle Crossing

Spring is a welcome sight in the northeast, and one of the signs of the season is turtles migrating to nesting ...

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