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I am a Texas Master Naturalist and a college student studying nature science. I just love wildlife. I love insects and I am a birder.

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Biota of Southwest Nature Preserve, Arlington, TX
2 participants
3 spottings
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Biota of Southwest Nature ...

This mission is primarily to record the plants and animals found in Southwest Nature Preserve, but recording fish, ...

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 ...

Woodpeckers of North America
61 participants
235 spottings
Birds

Woodpeckers of North America

The purpose of this mission is to learn more about woodpeckers and their habits. I am keeping a checklist of ...

Fish of Texas
5 participants
4 spottings
Fish

Fish of Texas

To document the amazing diversity of the fish in Texas!

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, ...

Oklahoma Lepidoptera
33 participants
298 spottings
Arthropods

Oklahoma Lepidoptera

Oklahoma's butterflies, moths, and their larva

The reptiles and amphibians of the Blackland prairies of Texas
41 participants
34 spottings
Reptiles

The reptiles and amphibians of ...

The purpose of this mission is to create a complete faunal survey of the reptiles and amphibians of the Blackland ...

Texas Wildlife Photographers
124 participants
4,721 spottings
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Texas Wildlife Photographers

The mission of Texas Nature and Wildlife Photographers is to hunt down and capture nature and wildlife in Texas. ...

Oklahoma Wildflowers
24 participants
186 spottings
Plants

Oklahoma Wildflowers

This mission is to share and help identify the many wonderful wildflowers found in the state of Oklahoma.

Fungi of Louisiana
84 participants
168 spottings
Fungi

Fungi of Louisiana

There are lots of different types of fungi in Louisiana such as mushrooms, molds, and lichen. So, if you live in ...

Birdwing Grasshopper Project
12 participants
15 spottings
Arthropods

Birdwing Grasshopper Project

The genus Schistocerca includes about 50 species distributed across the New World (North, Central, and South ...

North American Bat Tracker
108 participants
142 spottings
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North American Bat Tracker

We want to know where bats are and what they're doing! North American bats are under tremendous pressure from ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
375 participants
982 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

Mantids are amazing insects! Unusual and alien looking. Considered good luck in some cultures, these predatory ...

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
348 participants
501 spottings
All

Identifying Animals Through ...

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

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, ...

State Parks, NWR, WMA's of Texas
101 participants
1,396 spottings
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State Parks, NWR, WMA's of Texas

To document the wildlife in state parks, wildlife management areas, and wildlife refuges throughout the state of ...

Poisonous Plants of Texas
81 participants
32 spottings
Plants

Poisonous Plants of Texas

Documenting Poisonous Plants of Texas

Texas-Oklahoma pets
43 participants
31 spottings
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Texas-Oklahoma pets

All of us have awesome pets. Let's share them! We'd love to see all your wonderful critters.

2015 Best Wildlife Photo
502 participants
7,832 spottings
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2015 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos! This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

Slime Molds
314 participants
489 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

Mission for those slimy, but often beautifully colored molds that are often confused with fungi. Now a global ...

The Color White
18 participants
106 spottings
All

The Color White

We would like to organize a mission of white organisms.

Jumping Spiders of the World
684 participants
2,689 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

Oklahoma Freshwater Wildlife
15 participants
21 spottings
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Oklahoma Freshwater Wildlife

This mission is to help people see and learn more about Oklahoma's Freshwater Wildlife. You can help/join too and ...

Oklahoma Waterfowl
25 participants
19 spottings
Birds

Oklahoma Waterfowl

Take photos of waterfowl (ducks and geese) in Oklahoma.

Tracker Mission (Texas)
46 participants
34 spottings
Mammals

Tracker Mission (Texas)

We welcome everyone from North Texas to the southern Rio Grande Valley to submit any photos of wild mammal tracks ...

Wild About Wetlands in Arkansas
11 participants
1,010 spottings
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Wild About Wetlands in Arkansas

Wetlands are an essential and often misunderstood ecosystem. They serve as a sponge to project our communities ...

Butterflies & Moths of Texas
125 participants
1,800 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of Texas

Texas's Butterflies, Moths, and their larva.

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 ...

Snakes of the World
1,955 participants
4,815 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
648 participants
7,074 spottings
Arthropods

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari

We're partnering with Project Noah to make our adventure truly interactive. We want you to upload pictures of ...

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 ...

Flies!
490 participants
5,301 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

Mission WILD
3,432 participants
42,570 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 ...

Arthropods of Louisiana
55 participants
209 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods of Louisiana

Please post pictures of insects, spiders, scorpions, mites, centipedes, and millipedes.

Biodiversity of Texas
243 participants
4,989 spottings
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Biodiversity of Texas

Texas, being the 2nd largest state in the U.S., consists of diverse landscapes that resemble the American South ...

Nature In Your Texas Backyard!
84 participants
3,961 spottings
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Nature In Your Texas Backyard!

The purpose of this mission is to show how animals can easily get into your backyard! And to treat the animal like ...

Marsupials of the World
230 participants
465 spottings
Mammals

Marsupials of the World

There are only 434 Marsupials on our planet. Let's see how many Marsupials Project Noah can find. Marsupials are ...

Trees of the World
944 participants
4,993 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Mitten Crab Watch
232 participants
19 spottings
Other

Mitten Crab Watch

The Chinese Mitten Crab is native to East Asia. It has invaded the Great Lakes, the Gulf Coast, San Francisco Bay, ...

Gulf Coast Wildlife
136 participants
1,340 spottings
All

Gulf Coast Wildlife

To identify and catalog the wide variety of life that lives along the Gulf Coast.

North Houston Wildlife
34 participants
141 spottings
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North Houston Wildlife

Let's see how many different species live around Houston and its surrounding areas.

Herps of Texas
117 participants
824 spottings
Reptiles

Herps of Texas

To document the amazing diversity of the herps in Texas!

Fungus in America
217 participants
4,471 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Louisiana Wild!
188 participants
1,616 spottings
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Louisiana Wild!

We are trying to collect photos of any and all Louisiana animals. Can be mammal, reptile, insect fish, bird, ...

Raptors of North America
1,342 participants
4,026 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

Fomitopsis officinalis (Laricifomes officinalis) of Texas
13 participants
16 spottings
Fungi

Fomitopsis officinalis ...

Fomitopsis officinalis (=Laricifomes officinalis) is a hefty, bracket fungus and can be found on the trunks of ...

Crotalus Rattlesnakes of Texas
23 participants
15 spottings
Reptiles

Crotalus Rattlesnakes of Texas

The purpose of this mission is to document the Crotalus rattlesnakes in order to establish an estimate of numbers ...

Saving the Bees - Texas chapter
46 participants
93 spottings
Arthropods

Saving the Bees - Texas chapter

Wild Love
164 participants
805 spottings
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Wild Love

The mating rituals of some animals are wonderfully bizarre and each species in animal kingdom has a different ...

ANTS!!!!
283 participants
613 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

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

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.

Beauty of Decay
179 participants
2,375 spottings
All

Beauty of Decay

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

Lichens
283 participants
1,673 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

Lichens are the symbiotic union of a fungus with either a green alga or a cyanobacteria. They are very different ...

Beetles!
631 participants
9,821 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

Reptiles of the World
1,152 participants
9,663 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife
156 participants
2,734 spottings
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Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife

The mission is about finding and taking pictures of wildlife in Oklahoma and Texas.

Fungi of North America and Canada
6 participants
39 spottings
Fungi

Fungi of North America and Canada

The goal of this mission is to find fungi in North America and Canada. I would like to have 10 participants and 50 ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,103 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 ...

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 ...

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
699 participants
1,013 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

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

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 ...

Bark's Stories (Texas)
81 participants
154 spottings
Plants

Bark's Stories (Texas)

Bark documents the many things that happen in the lifetime of a tree. It changes as it ages, often from smooth to ...

Texas in Bloom
157 participants
2,249 spottings
Plants

Texas in Bloom

Texas is a land of extremes from the arid mountains and plains of the west to the steamy humidity of the east. In ...

Texas Tough Roses
55 participants
193 spottings
Plants

Texas Tough Roses

The climate of Texas is hard for most roses. There is a wide variety of old roses that established here. Not ...

IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER
29 participants
3 spottings
Birds

IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER

On February 11, 2004, kayaker Gene Sparling caught a glimpse of a large and majestic woodpecker in the Cache River ...

Beetles of Texas
147 participants
374 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles of Texas

Texas has quite the variety of beetles of various sizes, shapes and colors. Add your spottings of beetles, beetle ...

Caterpillars and larvae of the Southwestern United States
62 participants
172 spottings
Arthropods

Caterpillars and larvae of the ...

The focus is to document the variety of caterpillars and larvae that inhabit Southwestern United States; Arizona, ...

Moths of the World
2,983 participants
40,719 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 ...

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 ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,709 participants
12,303 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 ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,520 participants
3,382 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Edibles Plants of Texas
121 participants
231 spottings
Plants

Edibles Plants of Texas

Documenting plants of Texas that provide food, flavor and nourishment.

Fort Worth Flora
12 participants
78 spottings
Plants

Fort Worth Flora

Help discover the urban flora of Fort Worth, Texas.

Amphibians of the World
2,395 participants
7,425 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

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.

Reptile Spotters
30 participants
108 spottings
Reptiles

Reptile Spotters

To discover different reptiles and they're habitats.

Birds of Texas
335 participants
5,511 spottings
Birds

Birds of Texas

To identify and track the numerous species of birds that fly through Texas or are native to the Lone Star State.

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,882 participants
5,286 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! ...

Scorpions of Texas
47 participants
25 spottings
Arthropods

Scorpions of Texas

Scorpions are one of the oldest terrestrial arthropods and can be found on every continent except Antarctica. They ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,010 participants
4,414 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,931 participants
12,491 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Flowers of North America
9,441 participants
32,220 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 ...

Vanishing Pond Life of Texas
110 participants
416 spottings
All

Vanishing Pond Life of Texas

Many species of wildlife live in ponds, streams, and lakes. With the current drought in Texas, many ponds and ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,514 participants
3,323 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,414 participants
11,417 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

International Spider Survey
3,902 participants
19,281 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
8,504 participants
76,166 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

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. ...

Eggs of the World
1,352 participants
2,227 spottings
All

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 ...

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
2,936 participants
8,983 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,058 participants
28,768 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Global Flight
1,346 participants
16,827 spottings
All

Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, insects, even ...

The Hoppers
859 participants
4,279 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

Texas Babes
123 participants
166 spottings
All

Texas Babes

A mission to make you go "d'aww." Who doesn't like baby critters? Add all your juvenile Texas wildlife.

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 ...

Animals with Warning Colors
877 participants
1,566 spottings
All

Animals with Warning Colors

Many animals use colors in the opposite way of camouflage. They have bright colors wich make them highly ...

The Color Red
5,847 participants
14,946 spottings
All

The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of wildlife images ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,963 participants
6,028 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 ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,209 participants
44,881 spottings
All

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

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

Project Squirrel
5,867 participants
3,826 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Birds of the World
12,780 participants
104,305 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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