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Mission WILD
3,433 participants
42,676 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 ...

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.
307 participants
667 spottings
Reptiles

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.

The Southeast has the highest diversity of turtles in the U.S. and is home to 75 percent of all native species ...

Salamanders of Tennessee
66 participants
192 spottings
Amphibians

Salamanders of Tennessee

This mission is designed to focus attention on the salamander species that call Tennessee home.

Tennessee Snakes, Lizards and Turtles
94 participants
373 spottings
Reptiles

Tennessee Snakes, Lizards and ...

This mission will help educate people on the snakes, lizards and turtles of Tennessee and nearby states by ...

Reptiles of the South East
141 participants
532 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the South East

The main purpose of this mission is to have fun and enjoy what you are doing with reptiles and their habitat.

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.

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 ...

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,452 participants
3,547 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 ...

World Science Festival Cicada Count
297 participants
177 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 ...

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.

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 ...

Southern Romance
69 participants
317 spottings
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Southern Romance

Warm weather is here, and love is in the air! Instinct drives all animals to "be fruitful and multiply." Some ...

Wildlife of the South East, USA
380 participants
6,594 spottings
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Wildlife of the South East, USA

For those of you in the south eastern United States, now you can see what others have spotted in your area. This ...

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, ...

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 ...

Plants that are used as a herbal remedy - Florida
105 participants
213 spottings
Plants

Plants that are used as a herbal ...

Herbalism is a traditional medicinal or folk medicine practice based on the use of plants and plant extracts. ...

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 ...

Beetles!
631 participants
9,809 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

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. ...

Edible and Useful Plants of the East
177 participants
804 spottings
Plants

Edible and Useful Plants of the ...

This mission is to help show people that here are thousands of helpful and useful plants that grow right outside ...

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 ...

Birds of the World
12,774 participants
104,327 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 Flight
1,347 participants
16,808 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 ...

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.

Reptiles of the World
1,153 participants
9,677 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Butterflies and Moths of Southeast USA
222 participants
2,389 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies and Moths of ...

A mission dedicated to the recording of butterflies and moths in the Southeast USA.

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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,935 participants
8,981 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Trees of the World
944 participants
4,993 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,932 participants
12,484 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Edible and Medicinal Plants of Costa Rica
178 participants
887 spottings
Plants

Edible and Medicinal Plants of ...

Since the beginning of time humans have relied on plants for their survival. They provide us food, medicine and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,419 participants
12,585 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.

Biodiversity of SouthEastern US
120 participants
3,066 spottings
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Biodiversity of SouthEastern US

Biodiversity of Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky & the Carolinas.

Flowers of North America
9,441 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 ...

Captive Animals
2,469 participants
12,372 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 ...

Fungi of TN
132 participants
537 spottings
Fungi

Fungi of TN

Finding out what kinds of fungus are in, and around, TN.

Anoles!
287 participants
736 spottings
Reptiles

Anoles!

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

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,703 participants
12,014 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 ...

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 ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,519 participants
3,370 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

Curious which vegetable varieties might grow best in your garden? Cornell researchers are, too. We compile ...

International Spider Survey
3,901 participants
19,246 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

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 ...

Moths of the World
2,983 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 ...

Insects of TN
134 participants
2,612 spottings
Arthropods

Insects of TN

To find out what kinds of arthopods are in TN, and parts of the surrounding states.

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 ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,052 participants
28,749 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

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 ...

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
699 participants
1,011 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

Please share photos of wildlife in accredited sanctuaries and centers for animals rescued from situations ...

Spiders of Tennessee
160 participants
737 spottings
Arthropods

Spiders of Tennessee

The state of Tennessee boasts a huge variety of spiders and other arachnids such as harvestmen, ticks and mites. ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,209 participants
44,749 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 ...

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