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Small Wonders

Habitat conservation consultant for urban & suburban landscapes, gardens & farms. Master Gardener - Kent County, MI.

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Jumping Spiders of the World
683 participants
2,673 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

Eastern Assassin Bugs
296 participants
309 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

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

Raptors of North America
1,343 participants
4,031 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

The Cardinal Rule - North Eastern US
77 participants
35 spottings
Birds

The Cardinal Rule - North ...

This is a mission to gather as many pictures and information on Cardinals as possible. Size & Shape The Northern ...

Grey treefrogs of the Northeastern US
23 participants
15 spottings
Amphibians

Grey treefrogs of the ...

Plump and warty, the Gray Treerfrog is commonly found around houses surrounded by forests. The term "versicolor" ...

Wasps of Colorado
40 participants
152 spottings
Arthropods

Wasps of Colorado

Please make sure your spotting is of an actual wasp, and not a fly, moth, true bug, or other insect that *mimics* ...

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
675 participants
5,388 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 ...

Turf Weeds of Michigan
37 participants
40 spottings
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Turf Weeds of Michigan

To bring to attention the common and uncommon turf weeds of Michigan. Lets us all know whats in our own yards.

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

ANTS!!!!
283 participants
612 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

there are apparently 22000 species of ants. lets get to it!!

Eggs of the World
1,352 participants
2,224 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 ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,023 participants
1,630 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

Moths of the World
2,982 participants
40,680 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 ...

Blue & Purple Holland (482km radius)
156 participants
975 spottings
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Blue & Purple Holland (482km ...

All natures blue and purple treasures.

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 ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,149 participants
6,459 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 ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,010 participants
4,412 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 ...

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,586 participants
2,625 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Snakes of the World
1,956 participants
4,815 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Our furry friends
2 participants
1 spotting
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Our furry friends

we all love our furry little friends here is your chance to take pictures of them and show of their awesomeness

Beneficial Insects - Great Lakes Region
94 participants
408 spottings
Arthropods

Beneficial Insects - Great Lakes ...

Beneficial insects play an important role in a healthy ecosystem. Help us protect them! By identifying these ...

Mexico Horn of Plenty
107 participants
11,891 spottings
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Mexico Horn of Plenty

All year round vegetables grow thank to the 12hours sun,12hours shadow geographical sun position and the huge ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,092 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 Hoppers
860 participants
4,277 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

Animals with Warning Colors
877 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 ...

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 ...

Beauty of Decay
179 participants
2,374 spottings
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Beauty of Decay

This mission is about showing the beauty of all kinds of decay processes which are usually the basis beginning of ...

Flies!
490 participants
5,277 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

Flies are everywhere and quite frankly, I think they get a bad rap! Yes some can eat disgusting things, annoy you ...

Amphibians of the World
2,395 participants
7,421 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Rare Color Morphs
1,026 participants
755 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, ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
762 participants
1,684 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
1,383 participants
5,712 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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,934 participants
8,980 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

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.

Nature in Yellow
2,419 participants
12,585 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

It would be so interesting to see all the yellow flowers, fruits, insects, animals of the world.

The Color Blue
2,539 participants
5,817 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,415 participants
11,354 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,051 participants
28,749 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,209 participants
44,741 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
3,901 participants
19,243 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

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, ...

The Color Red
5,847 participants
14,940 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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,501 participants
75,921 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,963 participants
6,025 spottings
All

Signs of Wildlife

If you look carefully, there are signs of wildlife everywhere. From subtle animal tracks and abandoned spider ...

Birds of the World
12,774 participants
104,326 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 Squirrel
5,866 participants
3,825 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
5,514 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 ...

Flowers of North America
9,440 participants
32,230 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 ...

Great Lakes Monitoring
902 participants
5,575 spottings
All

Great Lakes Monitoring

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,931 participants
12,482 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Beneficial Insects - Great Lakes Region
94 participants
408 spottings
Arthropods

Beneficial Insects - Great Lakes ...

Beneficial insects play an important role in a healthy ecosystem. Help us protect them! By identifying these ...

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