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Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,881 participants
5,291 spottings
All

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!

Teachers and students, start documenting and sharing the wildlife you encounter in and around your school sites! ...

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, ...

Global Coral Reef Monitoring
592 participants
5,529 spottings
Other

Global Coral Reef Monitoring

The Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network works hard to improve management and conservation of coral reefs by ...

 Manatees of Florida
80 participants
56 spottings
Mammals

Manatees of Florida

Manatees Length: 10-12 feet. Weight: 1,500-1,800 lbs. Lifespan: 50-60 years in the wild. Manatees are herbivores; ...

2013 Best Wildlife Photo
395 participants
8,747 spottings
All

2013 Best Wildlife Photo

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

Beetles!
627 participants
9,778 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

Butterflies of Florida
283 participants
1,462 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies of Florida

Logging sightings of Florida butterflies, caterpillars, eggs and chrysalis to help determine population and ...

Reptiles of the World
1,152 participants
9,657 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

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, ...

Earth Week 2011
490 participants
821 spottings
All

Earth Week 2011

During Earth Week, help inspire awareness and appreciation for ecosystems across the planet through a global ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
374 participants
975 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

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

New Jersey Flora and Fauna
31 participants
477 spottings
All

New Jersey Flora and Fauna

Although highly urbanized, New Jersey still provides a diversity of natural regions, including a shady coastal ...

Project Frog Finder of NorthEastern United States
117 participants
232 spottings
Amphibians

Project Frog Finder of ...

Finding and identifying local frogs.

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

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 ...

International Spider Survey
3,898 participants
19,098 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
8,489 participants
75,562 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

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 ...

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
648 participants
7,034 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 ...

Mission WILD
3,432 participants
42,559 spottings
All

Mission WILD

The WILD Foundation works to protect & interconnect at least half of the planet’s land & water to sustain the ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,513 participants
3,317 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 ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,518 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 ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,039 participants
28,722 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Project Squirrel
5,862 participants
3,820 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Impact
356 participants
454 spottings
All

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Impact

The Gulf Coast region is facing an environmental disaster. With hundreds of species of plants and animals in ...

The Color Red
5,846 participants
14,911 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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,930 participants
12,406 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,963 participants
6,008 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,414 participants
11,268 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Rare Color Morphs
1,026 participants
755 spottings
All

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, ...

Amphibians of the World
2,393 participants
7,412 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,381 participants
5,697 spottings
All

Mimetic Animals of the World

One of the most striking survival strategies of animals is mimicking their environment. Mimetism can be used for ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
762 participants
1,680 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
1,350 participants
2,213 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 ...

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, ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,932 participants
8,961 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Snakes of the World
1,956 participants
4,810 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

A mission to document the beautiful snakes species from 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.

Animals with Warning Colors
877 participants
1,564 spottings
All

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
305 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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,418 participants
12,567 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

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

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,079 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 Color Blue
2,537 participants
5,805 spottings
All

The Color Blue

There are so many incredible animals in the color blue. However, at the same time, they are few when considering ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,008 participants
4,409 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Moths of the World
2,981 participants
40,510 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 ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,687 participants
11,281 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 ...

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,450 participants
3,544 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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Flowers of North America
9,439 participants
32,185 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 ...

Galapagos Biodiversity
578 participants
1,056 spottings
All

Galapagos Biodiversity

The objective of this mission undertaken by the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos is to celebrate all ...

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