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I am a Texas Master Naturalists/Master Gardener/Citizen Scientist. Providing interactive naturalist displays for elementary schools.

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Life on Public Lands
56 participants
717 spottings
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Life on Public Lands

During National Environmental Education Week 2015, April 19-25, we're inviting you to participate in a national ...

The Hoppers
835 participants
4,107 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

Spring Lake Biodiversity
34 participants
188 spottings
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Spring Lake Biodiversity

No natural resource is more important to our future than water. ...

Lewisville Outdoor Learning Area (LISDOLA)
3 participants
18 spottings
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Lewisville Outdoor Learning Area ...

Just down Highway 121 business from I-35E in the eastern part of Lewisville is a special place that should be ...

Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center
3 participants
33 spottings
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Clear Creek Natural Heritage ...

The purpose of this mission is to create a comprehensive checklist within the boundaries of Clear Creek Natural ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
348 participants
945 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

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

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 ...

Hymenoptera of the world -- bees, ants and all their friends
99 participants
1,638 spottings
Arthropods

Hymenoptera of the world -- ...

The representatives of Hymenoptera order display a remarkable diversity not only of shapes and colours, but also ...

Edibles Plants of Texas
121 participants
231 spottings
Plants

Edibles Plants of Texas

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

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
645 participants
6,787 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 ...

Herps of Texas
116 participants
823 spottings
Reptiles

Herps of Texas

To document the amazing diversity of the herps in Texas!

Beetles!
613 participants
9,564 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

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 ...

Texas Wildlife Photographers
123 participants
4,357 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. ...

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
2,845 participants
66,562 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 ...

Jumping Spiders of the World
659 participants
2,530 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

Butterflies & Moths of Texas
124 participants
1,535 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of Texas

Texas's Butterflies, Moths, and their larva.

Texas Master Naturalist Program - Nature Indentification
38 participants
3,362 spottings
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Texas Master Naturalist Program ...

This Project Noah Mission will allow Texas Master Naturalist to post pictures of nature spottings across the ...

Biodiversity of Texas
241 participants
4,621 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 ...

Wildlife of the Chesapeake Bay Tributaries
36 participants
196 spottings
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Wildlife of the Chesapeake Bay ...

Within the Chesapeake Bay watershed fifty major tributaries pour water into the Chesapeake Bay every day. These ...

State Parks, NWR, WMA's of Texas
100 participants
1,368 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 ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,004 participants
4,347 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Flies!
474 participants
5,080 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
20 participants
9 spottings
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Blackwater National Wildlife ...

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The Refuge includes over 27,000 ...

Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge
20 participants
27 spottings
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Occoquan Bay National Wildlife ...

Twenty miles south of Washington, D.C., at the confluence of the Potomac and Occoquan rivers, Occoquan Bay ...

Patuxent Research Refuge
33 participants
75 spottings
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Patuxent Research Refuge

Established in 1936 by executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Patuxent Research Refuge is the ...

Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge
19 participants
4 spottings
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Eastern Shore of Virginia ...

Located at the tip of the Delmarva Peninsula, this area is one of the most important avian migration funnels in ...

Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge
17 participants
6 spottings
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Plum Tree Island National ...

Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers ...

Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge
17 participants
8 spottings
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Eastern Neck National Wildlife ...

Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge is located at the confluence of the Chester River and the Chesapeake Bay on ...

Wildlife of the Rio Grande Valley
75 participants
385 spottings
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Wildlife of the Rio Grande Valley

The purpose is to catalog and identify species of wildlife found in the south Texas area. Specifically, this ...

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,864 participants
5,292 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! ...

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
658 participants
5,111 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 ...

Edible and Useful Plants of the East
176 participants
800 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 ...

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, ...

Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife
154 participants
2,717 spottings
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Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife

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

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Impact
356 participants
454 spottings
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Gulf Coast Oil Spill Impact

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

Global Flight
1,335 participants
16,657 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 ...

Reptiles of the World
1,130 participants
9,427 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Central Texas Biodiversity Survey
45 participants
2,378 spottings
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Central Texas Biodiversity Survey

The goal of the Central Texas Biodiversity Survey is to take as rich an inventory of the various species ...

Fungus in America
205 participants
4,362 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Signs of Wildlife
2,903 participants
6,091 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 ...

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,445 participants
3,532 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 ...

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, ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,138 participants
42,892 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 ...

Moths of the World
2,876 participants
39,192 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 ...

Beetles of Texas
146 participants
366 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles of Texas

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

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,361 participants
5,564 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 ...

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 ...

Raptors of North America
1,342 participants
4,024 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

Birds of Texas
335 participants
5,457 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.

Lichens
272 participants
1,600 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

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

Nature In Your Texas Backyard!
84 participants
3,959 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 ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,123 participants
5,717 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 ...

Project Squirrel
5,736 participants
3,752 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Symbiotic Relationships
1,003 participants
1,585 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
753 participants
1,628 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

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

Eastern Assassin Bugs
293 participants
301 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

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

Amphibians of the World
2,372 participants
7,302 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Snakes of the World
1,936 participants
4,757 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Monarch Migration
1,126 participants
666 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

Where have you seen a Monarch? Help document Monarch migration by posting photos of your spottings.

International Spider Survey
3,808 participants
18,719 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Birds of the World
12,616 participants
102,084 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, ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,888 participants
8,806 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Mushroom Mapping
5,943 participants
28,108 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,449 participants
3,266 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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,876 participants
12,026 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

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 ...

Flowers of North America
9,388 participants
31,943 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,398 participants
10,915 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Louisiana Iris
5 participants
14 spottings
Plants

Louisiana Iris

Please add photos and information about any Louisiana Iris. Especially if you can trace it back to Marie Caillet ...

Eggs of the World
1,332 participants
2,160 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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,383 participants
73,257 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Louisiana Iris
5 participants
14 spottings
Plants

Louisiana Iris

Please add photos and information about any Louisiana Iris. Especially if you can trace it back to Marie Caillet ...

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 ...

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, ...