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lillian.steenblik.hwang

Science Journalist and Blogger. Biology geek, book devourer, lover of fuzzy things. Quasi-foodie. Traveler. Blog Edtior: blog.izilwane.org

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Project Squirrel
5,729 participants
3,725 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
2,848 participants
66,832 spottings
All

National Geographic's Great ...

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

Kaua'i The Graden Island Biodiversity
12 participants
135 spottings
All

Kaua'i The Graden Island ...

The Garden Island, Kaua'i Wettest place in the world. Let us help in saving the biodiversity of this Garden ...

Alien Species in Hawaii
45 participants
317 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 ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,508 participants
3,367 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,550 participants
9,630 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 ...

Great Pollinator Project of NYC
1,515 participants
1,123 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 ...

Mission WILD
3,423 participants
40,726 spottings
All

Mission WILD

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

World Science Festival Cicada Count
294 participants
170 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 ...

Wildlife of the South East, USA
380 participants
6,498 spottings
All

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 ...

Fall Into Phenology
1,227 participants
2,168 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

Celebrate the Fall Equinox and help us reach our goal of 500 reported observations with Project BudBurst’s new ...

Ferns of Northeastern U.S.
206 participants
176 spottings
Plants

Ferns of Northeastern U.S.

To create a catalog of ferns and allied families found in New England and bordering states and areas of Canada. ...

Reptiles of New England
80 participants
95 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of New England

If you live in or around New England and have sighted any reptile with the arrival of spring, you can send them in ...

Backyard bugs and unknown visitors of the Northeastern United States
140 participants
557 spottings
Arthropods

Backyard bugs and unknown ...

The surprise visitors that we stumble across while either minding our own business, or exploring our environment ...

Animals with Warning Colors
864 participants
1,509 spottings
All

Animals with Warning Colors

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

2012 Best Wildlife Photo
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 ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,896 participants
6,070 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 ...

Biodiversity of SouthEastern US
119 participants
3,053 spottings
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Biodiversity of SouthEastern US

Biodiversity of Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky & the Carolinas.

Wildlife of Georgia
236 participants
3,493 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 ...

Reptiles and Amphibians of Georgia
78 participants
295 spottings
All

Reptiles and Amphibians of ...

Georgia is home to many amazing species of herps, and our goal is to document as many of them as we can.

Cranes of Eastern USA
159 participants
95 spottings
Birds

Cranes of Eastern USA

Cranes can be found on 5 continents and in the cultural traditions, mythology, and folklore of many cultures. A ...

The Hoppers
834 participants
4,087 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

Flies!
474 participants
5,041 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,120 participants
5,646 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 ...

Blasts of colour - Vancouver BC
45 participants
80 spottings
All

Blasts of colour - Vancouver BC

From neon coloured birds to eye-catching plants, help show that the urban society cannot compete with nature for ...

Global Coral Reef Monitoring
591 participants
5,520 spottings
Other

Global Coral Reef Monitoring

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

Amphibians of the World
2,368 participants
7,272 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

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.

Nature in Yellow
2,395 participants
12,255 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
5,794 participants
14,533 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 ...

Flies of Northeastern US
48 participants
213 spottings
Arthropods

Flies of Northeastern US

The purpose of this mission is to take photos of flies, there are tons out there how many can you find?

Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US
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 ...

International Spider Survey
3,794 participants
18,540 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Mushroom Mapping
5,923 participants
27,964 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,568 participants
2,481 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Flowers of massachussetts
20 participants
118 spottings
Plants

Flowers of massachussetts

Take pictures of flowers throughout massachussetts

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,865 participants
11,984 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 the World
8,356 participants
72,722 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,396 participants
10,776 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Captive Animals
2,455 participants
11,934 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 ...

Global Flight
1,334 participants
16,621 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 ...

Plants, Animals, Birds and Reptiles of Northern New England
24 participants
241 spottings
All

Plants, Animals, Birds and ...

To look at what the people of northern new england have seen for animals. How many do you think are waiting to be ...

Spotted in Summer in the North East
99 participants
1,280 spottings
All

Spotted in Summer in the North ...

Record, identify, and compare species of wildlife spotted in our neighborhoods and vacation destinations during ...

Wildlife of Northeastern USA
348 participants
8,639 spottings
All

Wildlife of Northeastern USA

New York ,Pennsylvania, Connecticut,Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and ...

Nonnative New Englanders
12 participants
22 spottings
All

Nonnative New Englanders

If you live in New England and surrounding land post sightings of any nonnative species in your local area. Your ...

Acadia National Park
22 participants
135 spottings
All

Acadia National Park

People have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history. Awed by its fauna & flora beauty and ...

Marine Mammals of the World
1,326 participants
1,061 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 ...

Birds of the World
12,595 participants
101,211 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, ...

Biodiversity in Portland Maine
4 participants
24 spottings
All

Biodiversity in Portland Maine

Life forms in and around the Hall School neighborhood in Portland, Maine.

Coastal Wildlife of Northeastern U.S.
102 participants
488 spottings
All

Coastal Wildlife of Northeastern ...

Help us rediscover the beauty of our Northeastern coast by submitting your photographs and videos of wildlife near ...

Flowers of North America
9,377 participants
31,791 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 ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,446 participants
3,263 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 Blue
2,518 participants
5,635 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 ...

BioBlitz, Maine
22 participants
1,275 spottings
All

BioBlitz, Maine

This mission makes it so everyone can see the spottings that people have seen in maine. The pine tree state is the ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,127 participants
42,717 spottings
All

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
2,878 participants
38,964 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 ...