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2016 Best Wildlife Photo
149 participants
5,921 spottings
All

2016 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 ...

Strange Situations
11 participants
51 spottings
All

Strange Situations

Animals do strange things, get caught in peculiar positions...sometimes making us laugh. At other times we rush to ...

Woodpeckers of North America
60 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 ...

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

National Geographic's Great ...

National Geographic is urging everyone to get outside to explore nature. Participants are asked to contribute ...

Life on Public Lands
54 participants
707 spottings
All

Life on Public Lands

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

The Color White
18 participants
100 spottings
All

The Color White

We would like to organize a mission of white organisms.

Project Squirrel
5,745 participants
3,761 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

2015 Best Wildlife Photo
506 participants
7,835 spottings
All

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 ...

Biodiversity of Texas
241 participants
4,621 spottings
All

Biodiversity of Texas

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,882 participants
12,037 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Butterflies & Moths of Texas
124 participants
1,561 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of Texas

Texas's Butterflies, Moths, and their larva.

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,396 participants
73,451 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
660 participants
5,124 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 ...

Moths of the World
2,883 participants
39,314 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,400 participants
10,967 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Saving the Bees - Texas chapter
46 participants
93 spottings
Arthropods

Saving the Bees - Texas chapter

Monarch Migration
1,127 participants
669 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

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

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.

Birds of the World
12,647 participants
102,537 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, ...

Raptors of North America
1,342 participants
4,030 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

Global Flight
1,338 participants
16,731 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 ...

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 ...

Flowers of North America
9,393 participants
31,975 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 ...

Grasses of North America
42 participants
41 spottings
Plants

Grasses of North America

Since there aren't many field guides dedicated to grasses, and most of those are illustrated with drawings instead ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,123 participants
5,749 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 ...

Nature In Your Texas Backyard!
84 participants
3,959 spottings
All

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 ...

Central Texas Biodiversity Survey
45 participants
2,378 spottings
All

Central Texas Biodiversity Survey

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

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 ...

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 ...

Texas Wildlife Photographers
124 participants
4,402 spottings
All

Texas Wildlife Photographers

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

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,552 participants
9,688 spottings
All

Backyard Habitats of the World

Please only post spottings to the mission that are appropriate to the mission guidelines. Only spottings that are ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,144 participants
43,028 spottings
All

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

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

Our Backyard
10 participants
473 spottings
All

Our Backyard

Critters and plants we find in and around our home. Withing a 10 mile radius.

Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife
155 participants
2,717 spottings
All

Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

State Parks, NWR, WMA's of Texas

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

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,145 participants
6,397 spottings
All

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

We here at the National Wildlife Federation are celebrating our 74th annual National Wildlife Week! This year we ...

Mission WILD
3,422 participants
41,270 spottings
All

Mission WILD

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

Wild Love
160 participants
778 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 ...

Wildflower Spottings from Adventure Bus Tours
62 participants
212 spottings
Plants

Wildflower Spottings from ...

To spot, ID, and learn about as many wildflowers as possible from travels around the US and beyond.

Bark's Stories (Texas)
80 participants
153 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 ...

Edibles Plants of Texas
121 participants
231 spottings
Plants

Edibles Plants of Texas

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

Poisonous Plants of Texas
81 participants
32 spottings
Plants

Poisonous Plants of Texas

Documenting Poisonous Plants of Texas

Lewisville Nature Finding of Texas
13 participants
108 spottings
All

Lewisville Nature Finding of ...

Find cool animals, insects, and plants around the area.

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,573 participants
2,502 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

Herbs & spices have been used since ancient times. They have been used for cooking, as medicines, in religion, ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,456 participants
3,268 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 ...

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 ...

Beetles!
615 participants
9,584 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

Amphibians of the World
2,373 participants
7,312 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Anoles!
284 participants
725 spottings
Reptiles

Anoles!

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

Herps of Texas
116 participants
824 spottings
Reptiles

Herps of Texas

To document the amazing diversity of the herps in Texas!

Reptiles of the World
1,133 participants
9,466 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,446 participants
3,534 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 ...

Snakes of the World
1,937 participants
4,764 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Nature in Yellow
2,400 participants
12,358 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

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

The Color Red
5,803 participants
14,627 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 ...

El Color Rojo
834 participants
2,258 spottings
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El Color Rojo

El color rojo es un color audaz que representa la pasión. Nos gustaría crear una colección de imágenes de la fauna ...

The Color Blue
2,518 participants
5,678 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 ...

The Color Pink
21 participants
105 spottings
All

The Color Pink

Pink is a beautiful color. Working together, this mission could be filled with stunning pictures of everything ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,909 participants
5,800 spottings
All

Signs of Wildlife

If you look carefully, there are signs of wildlife everywhere. From subtle animal tracks and abandoned spider ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,889 participants
8,822 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,365 participants
5,582 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 ...

Animals with Warning Colors
868 participants
1,525 spottings
All

Animals with Warning Colors

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

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,004 participants
4,354 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Geometry of the Nature
5 participants
28 spottings
All

Geometry of the Nature

Nature holds beautiful geometrical patterns that can be found in everywhere ranging from flower petals to ...

Life and Mathematics
247 participants
798 spottings
All

Life and Mathematics

Life and mathematics are intimately implicated. And this relationship is visible now and then. If you see it, take ...

Captive Animals
2,462 participants
12,360 spottings
All

Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own zoos. edit: I ...

Jumping Spiders of the World
663 participants
2,542 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

International Spider Survey
3,816 participants
18,769 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Hymenoptera of the world -- bees, ants and all their friends
100 participants
1,658 spottings
Arthropods

Hymenoptera of the world -- ...

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

Flies!
475 participants
5,082 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

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 ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
753 participants
1,633 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

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

Lichens
273 participants
1,624 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

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

Fungus in America
207 participants
4,375 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Mushroom Mapping
5,954 participants
28,166 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Beauty of Decay
173 participants
2,313 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 ...

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,862 participants
5,277 spottings
All

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!

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

Wild Mammals of New Mexico
18 participants
28 spottings
Mammals

Wild Mammals of New Mexico

The purpose of this mission is to document the mammalian diversity of New Mexico and provide a venue for the ...

Rocky Mountain Wildlife Watch
138 participants
1,165 spottings
All

Rocky Mountain Wildlife Watch

The Rocky Mountains stretch more than 3,000 miles from the northernmost part of British Columbia, Canada, to New ...

Sonoran Desert - Plants and Animals
146 participants
2,070 spottings
All

Sonoran Desert - Plants and ...

Please share your photos of plant life and wildlife from the beautiful Sonoran Desert. All photos of the native ...

Birds Of Arizona
76 participants
536 spottings
Birds

Birds Of Arizona

There is lots of birds out there to be found. Let's see how many AZ birds we can get to!

Arthropoding around the arizona
44 participants
600 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropoding around the arizona

bug bug bug from arizona find all different kinds of bugs of all to see

Reptiles of Arizona
112 participants
214 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of Arizona

Arizona has many native reptiles which can be seen all over the state. This mission is to get pictures of as many ...

California/Arizona Birds Of Prey
6 participants
28 spottings
Birds

California/Arizona Birds Of Prey

The purpose of this mission is to photograph each bird of prey in California/Arizona, not including the Shrike

Hanauma Bay Marine Life
6 participants
194 spottings
All

Hanauma Bay Marine Life

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, and has ...

Alien Species in Hawaii
46 participants
320 spottings
All

Alien Species in Hawaii

Hawaii is home to rare, endemic flora and fauna. However, the 8 islands are also not strangers to introduced and ...

Underwater Hawai'i
72 participants
642 spottings
All

Underwater Hawai'i

Underwater photographs of the environment and inhabitants of ocean around the Hawai'ian Islands.

O'ahu, Hawai'i
55 participants
1,002 spottings
All

O'ahu, Hawai'i

The goal of this project is to develop maps of where / when different organisms occur on the island of O'ahu. This ...

2014 Best Wildlife Photo
112 participants
2,877 spottings
All

2014 Best Wildlife Photo

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

Gulf Coast Wildlife
135 participants
1,334 spottings
All

Gulf Coast Wildlife

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

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 ...

Let's face it, the eyes have it - Florida
12 participants
96 spottings
All

Let's face it, the eyes have it ...

Spottings of animal, insect etc (could even be plant - snapdragons, pansies) that show the face and particulalry ...

Florida Wetlands
187 participants
1,554 spottings
All

Florida Wetlands

Florida has many wildlife sanctuaries and wetlands. This mission encompasses many locations in Florida

Insects and Arachnids of Florida
9 participants
1,604 spottings
Arthropods

Insects and Arachnids of Florida

To get a collection of images of the bugs in Florida

Florida's Flora & Fauna
248 participants
8,533 spottings
All

Florida's Flora & Fauna

Become more aware of the need to conserve, preserve, and coexist with our wildlife and natural surroundings in ...

Birds seen in Florida
20 participants
2,418 spottings
Birds

Birds seen in Florida

To show the various resident, migratory and visiting birds seen in Florida

Birds of the Southeast U.S.
381 participants
6,868 spottings
Birds

Birds of the Southeast U.S.

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

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast
74 participants
458 spottings
Birds

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast

Shorebirds (Charadriiformes) are mostly strong-flying birds of open country or open water, nesting on the ground ...

2013 Best Wildlife Photo
398 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 ...

Marine Mammals of the World
1,326 participants
1,069 spottings
Mammals

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine mammals are a diverse group of 120 species of mammal that are primarily ocean-dwelling or depend on the ...

Just Amazing - California
111 participants
844 spottings
All

Just Amazing - California

It is to see all the amazing living things we have here and to see all those things come together. This mission is ...

Southern California Wildlife
409 participants
6,955 spottings
All

Southern California Wildlife

Southern California is one of the most biologically diverse regions in America which allows for unique wildlife ...

California Coastal Wildlife Watch
947 participants
2,996 spottings
All

California Coastal Wildlife Watch

Around the world, coastal ecosystems are known for their unique wildlife. From sea birds to native plant life, ...

Flowering Cacti and Succulents of California
173 participants
151 spottings
Plants

Flowering Cacti and Succulents ...

The purpose of this mission is to highlight and celebrate the spectacular blooms coming from an otherwise very ...

Wildlife of the British Isles
17 participants
437 spottings
All

Wildlife of the British Isles

Document the flora and fauna you discover throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland! Both native and introduced ...

Biodiversity of Scotland
21 participants
416 spottings
All

Biodiversity of Scotland

This mission is to build a database of spottings of Scottish wildlife from the Shetland and Orkney Isles, all ...

Caribbean Reef Fish of Southern Mexico
32 participants
679 spottings
Fish

Caribbean Reef Fish of Southern ...

There is hundreds of fish species along the Caribbean Sea. The goal is to make a photo collection and document the ...

Belize Wildlife
8 participants
442 spottings
All

Belize Wildlife

Ever been to Belize? Belize has a rich biodiversity and is referred to as the jewel of the Caribbean. Its ...

Global Coral Reef Monitoring
591 participants
5,523 spottings
Other

Global Coral Reef Monitoring

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

Backyard Bird Butts of the Southeast US
45 participants
30 spottings
All

Backyard Bird Butts of the ...

Often times the only thing you see of a bird is it's backside. This mission is to be used to help people learn to ...

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, ...

Marsupials of the World
228 participants
459 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 ...

Fantastic Fungi - WV, OH, MI
167 participants
644 spottings
Fungi

Fantastic Fungi - WV, OH, MI

The main purpose of this mission is to explore different kinds of fungi in our environment.

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 ...

Flowers of the Southeastern United States
198 participants
2,011 spottings
Plants

Flowers of the Southeastern ...

Find flowers at any time of the year! This mission covers Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky & the Carolinas.

Flowers of Oceania
284 participants
2,609 spottings
Plants

Flowers of Oceania

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what flowers are ...

Bat Monitoring Project
864 participants
501 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

The Bat Conservancy is an international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting biological diversity ...

Mollusca
141 participants
1,247 spottings
Other

Mollusca

This Mission is the online repository of marine, fresh-water and terrestrial mollusks spotted by Project ...

80 participants
225 spottings
Fungi

Mushrooms of Quebec Province

Mushrooms are fascinating to me. The come in so many shapes, colors, and sizes! This mission has been created for ...

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 ...

121 participants
550 spottings
Plants

Seeds and Seed Pods

Pods are produced by plants to help with the delivery of the seeds and to encourage the transportation of the seed ...

11 participants
380 spottings
All

ProjectCatalina

This is a self project. I am working on documenting all the plant and animal life on Catalina Island, CA.

869 participants
2,985 spottings
Plants

Flowers of South America

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what flowers are ...

142 participants
672 spottings
Plants

Flowers in the Rocky Mountains ...

Flowers of the Lower Rocky Mountains native and introduced. There are many varieties, give your best description ...

230 participants
9,573 spottings
Arthropods

European Butterflies and Moths

Mission for butterflies and moths from the whole European continent

2,511 participants
3,359 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

1,930 participants
12,663 spottings
Plants

Flowers of Europe

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what flowers are ...

247 participants
262 spottings
All

Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US

This mission is dedicated to showcasing spiral patterns found in nature. Whether it be Fibonacci spiral patterns ...

1,257 participants
12,958 spottings
All

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 ...

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 ...

80 participants
153 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 ...

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 ...