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Mushrooms and Slime Molds of the Chicago Region
11 participants
9 spottings
Fungi

Mushrooms and Slime Molds of the ...

Documenting fungi and slime molds found in the Chicago Region. Any county with at least half of its area within 50 ...

Illinois Prairies
59 participants
260 spottings
All

Illinois Prairies

The mission is to document native prairie plants and animals remaining in Illinois and found in the wild.

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 ...

Wildlife of Indiana
48 participants
333 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 ...

Great Lakes Shoreline Project
72 participants
103 spottings
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Great Lakes Shoreline Project

There are so many different species of wildlife that live or visit where the water meets the land. The Great ...

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 ...

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 ...

Midwestern gardens
213 participants
1,974 spottings
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Midwestern gardens

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

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 ...

Birds in Chicago
50 participants
447 spottings
Birds

Birds in Chicago

Document siting of birds in the Chicagoland area during all seasons.

Wildflowers of Indiana
68 participants
504 spottings
All

Wildflowers of Indiana

Document the wildflowers of Indiana

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
668 participants
5,251 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 ...

Midwest Reptile Study
179 participants
494 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 ...

Midwest Amphibian Study
187 participants
366 spottings
Amphibians

Midwest Amphibian Study

To catalog and study amphibians in their natural habitat.

Critters of the Midwest
426 participants
3,151 spottings
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Critters of the Midwest

This mission documents all the critters of the Midwest (includes both insects and animals).

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 ...

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.

Seeds and Seed Pods
121 participants
550 spottings
Plants

Seeds and Seed Pods

Pods are produced by plants to help with the delivery of the seeds and to encourage the transportation of the seed ...

Project Squirrel
5,856 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 ...

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

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 ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,194 participants
43,727 spottings
All

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

Millions of city-dwellers walk their local streets every day, but many overlook the multitude of animals and ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,028 participants
28,718 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

International Spider Survey
3,889 participants
18,988 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Chicagoland Urban Wildlife
125 participants
613 spottings
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Chicagoland Urban Wildlife

A collection of wildlife images captured by citizen scientist volunteers using day/night vision trail cameras. ...

Flowers of North America
9,432 participants
32,113 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
8,476 participants
75,186 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,922 participants
12,325 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Emerald Ash Borer Monitoring
795 participants
12 spottings
All

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 Lakes Monitoring
903 participants
5,567 spottings
All

Great Lakes Monitoring

The Great Lakes are the largest surface freshwater system containing over 80 percent of freshwater on the Earth. ...

Birds of the World
12,747 participants
103,941 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, ...

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