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SheaEckert

SheaEckert

I'm a junior in college, aspiring to be a wildlife photographer. I want kids like me to know they can find nature, even in their backyards!

Pennsylvania, USA

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Humpback Whale Flukes
304 participants
59 spottings
Mammals

Humpback Whale Flukes

I work as a flukematcher for Allied Whale based at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor Maine. They hold the ...

Creatures of Pennsylvania
134 participants
1,412 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 ...

Flowers of Northeastern USA
62 participants
869 spottings
Plants

Flowers of Northeastern USA

To document all types of flowers in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, ...

Water Birds of North Eastern USA
46 participants
57 spottings
Birds

Water Birds of North Eastern USA

To document water birds from PA, NY, WV, VA, OH, CT, and NJ.

Mission WILD
3,432 participants
42,576 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 ...

Blue Ridge Mountain Trails VA
3 participants
1 spotting
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Blue Ridge Mountain Trails VA

Our mission is to provide an inventory of the magnificent plants and animals that live in our community of the ...

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
348 participants
501 spottings
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Identifying Animals Through ...

Where there is life, there is death. Death and decomposition are a natural and sometimes beautiful part of the ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,149 participants
6,462 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 ...

Call for the color purple - SouthEastern United States
197 participants
449 spottings
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Call for the color purple - ...

Find all things purple to help support awareness for cystic fibrosis month. Together we can let the world see that ...

Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and Ice - NorthEastern United States
133 participants
330 spottings
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Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and ...

Animals using, playing in, interacting with, or affected by snow, frost, or ice. Plants growing in or affected by ...

Moths of the World
2,984 participants
40,792 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Majestic Horse of the NorthEastern US
80 participants
57 spottings
Mammals

The Majestic Horse of the ...

The horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus, or the wild horse. It is a ...

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?

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 ...

Evidence of Sustainability - North Eastern US
69 participants
15 spottings
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Evidence of Sustainability - ...

Evidence of Sustainability- is looking to better communities and environments through the use of photography with ...

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 ...

The Hoppers
860 participants
4,280 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

The Color Blue
2,539 participants
5,820 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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,419 participants
12,595 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.

Symbiotic Relationships
1,024 participants
1,635 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

Coastal Wildlife of Northeastern U.S.
102 participants
489 spottings
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Coastal Wildlife of Northeastern ...

Help us rediscover the beauty of our Northeastern coast by submitting your photographs and videos of wildlife near ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,937 participants
8,984 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
1,957 participants
4,817 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Marine Mammals of the World
1,334 participants
1,077 spottings
Mammals

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine mammals are a diverse group of 120 species of mammal that are primarily ocean-dwelling or depend on the ...

Captive Animals
2,470 participants
12,370 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
2,397 participants
7,426 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,587 participants
2,627 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Global Flight
1,346 participants
16,829 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 ...

Plants of Pennsylvania
186 participants
290 spottings
Plants

Plants of Pennsylvania

This mission is about the plants of Pennsylvania. After all, Pennsylvania does mean Penn's Woods.

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. ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,964 participants
6,031 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
2,209 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,933 participants
12,502 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
5,869 participants
3,828 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,516 participants
3,326 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
7,212 participants
44,974 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 ...

International Spider Survey
3,905 participants
19,301 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Birds of the World
12,786 participants
104,355 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, ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,067 participants
28,798 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,504 participants
76,313 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Flowers of North America
9,444 participants
32,228 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 ...

The Color Red
5,848 participants
14,952 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 ...

Coastal Wildlife of Northeastern U.S.
102 participants
489 spottings
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Coastal Wildlife of Northeastern ...

Help us rediscover the beauty of our Northeastern coast by submitting your photographs and videos of wildlife near ...

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