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Invasive Species of the South East
2 participants
32 spottings
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Invasive Species of the South ...

From Kudzu to Cockroaches and everything in between - invasive and exotic species begin to take over native flora ...

Eggs of the World
1,354 participants
2,242 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 ...

Caterpillars of the Southeastern USA
108 participants
301 spottings
Arthropods

Caterpillars of the Southeastern ...

A mission dedicated to documenting the caterpillars of butterflies and moths in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, ...

Caterpillars of Eastern North America
147 participants
335 spottings
Arthropods

Caterpillars of Eastern North ...

It seems that everywhere we look we see butterflies and moths, but we never seem to think about where they came ...

Southeastern Fungi and Mold
13 participants
338 spottings
Fungi

Southeastern Fungi and Mold

To document Fungi and Mold of the Southeastern US!

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
349 participants
502 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 ...

Rare Color Morphs
1,029 participants
759 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, ...

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
519 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 ...

Wild Love
165 participants
813 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 ...

Reptiles of the East U.S.
197 participants
501 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the East U.S.

I love reptiles and I am really interested in finding out what type of reptiles live in this area. I can't wait to ...

Snakes of the Southeast U.S.
265 participants
724 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the Southeast U.S.

For spottings of snake species in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North ...

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.
311 participants
669 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 ...

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,457 participants
3,558 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 ...

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,592 participants
2,634 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
2,951 participants
9,134 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Edible and Useful Plants of the East
178 participants
805 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 ...

Lichens
282 participants
1,684 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

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

World Science Festival Cicada Count
299 participants
181 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 ...

Eastern Assassin Bugs
299 participants
316 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

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

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,387 participants
5,740 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,418 participants
11,666 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
5,557 participants
3,341 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 ...

The Color Red
5,858 participants
15,019 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 ...

Flies!
496 participants
5,426 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
677 participants
5,474 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 ...

Reptiles of the World
1,158 participants
9,770 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Great Pollinator Project of NYC
1,515 participants
1,127 spottings
Arthropods

Great Pollinator Project of NYC

One-third of our food depends on the services of a pollinator—bee or other insect, bird, or mammal. Bees are the ...

Jumping Spiders of the World
694 participants
2,789 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

Beauty of Decay
182 participants
2,433 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 ...

Mushrooms of Appalachia
94 participants
654 spottings
Fungi

Mushrooms of Appalachia

To help identify and locate different types of species of fungi in the Appalachian Region of the United States of ...

Birds of the World
12,820 participants
104,983 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, ...

Anoles!
289 participants
741 spottings
Reptiles

Anoles!

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

Birds of the Southeast U.S.
382 participants
6,989 spottings
Birds

Birds of the Southeast U.S.

For spottings of bird species in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North ...

Backyard Birding Southeastern USA
477 participants
1,943 spottings
Birds

Backyard Birding Southeastern USA

This mission is for Backyard Birding in the Southeastern United States. It is for migratory birds, year-round ...

The Hoppers
866 participants
4,334 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,734 participants
13,180 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 ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,978 participants
6,084 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 ...

International Spider Survey
3,926 participants
19,635 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Slime Molds
315 participants
494 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

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

Nature in Yellow
2,420 participants
12,653 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.

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,942 participants
12,601 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Beetles!
634 participants
10,069 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,524 participants
77,639 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,099 participants
28,890 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,184 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 ...

Fungi of TN
137 participants
528 spottings
Fungi

Fungi of TN

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

Plants of the South East, USA
120 participants
1,800 spottings
Plants

Plants of the South East, USA

There are so many plants in the south east of the USA. On this mission we will try to take pictures of a few of ...

Fungus in America
216 participants
4,512 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
765 participants
1,695 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

The objective of this mission is to collect pictures of the interaction between different species of arthropods. ...

Animals with Warning Colors
880 participants
1,574 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 ...

Amphibians of the World
2,399 participants
7,482 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Medicinal Fungi of the Eastern US
139 participants
342 spottings
Fungi

Medicinal Fungi of the Eastern US

Fungi has proven to offer a wide variety of highly active, clinically proven medicinal properties. These ...

Butterflies and Moths of Southeast USA
222 participants
2,390 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies and Moths of ...

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

Wildlife of Georgia
236 participants
3,905 spottings
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Wildlife of Georgia

This mission is all about getting to know more about the wildlife of Georgia! We here at Wildlife of Georgia would ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
380 participants
994 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

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

Wildlife of the South East, USA
379 participants
6,477 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 ...

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
647 participants
7,115 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 ...

Trees of the World
950 participants
5,000 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Flowers of North America
9,455 participants
32,273 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 ...

Moths of the World
3,018 participants
41,307 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 ...

2017 Best Wildlife Photo
244 participants
6,472 spottings
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2017 Best Wildlife Photo

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

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