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Preservationist and herpetofauna enthusiast. Just wrapped up my MS in Integrative Biology.

Georgia, USA

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Belizean Biodiversity
8 participants
270 spottings
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Belizean Biodiversity

The purpose of this mission is to map as much of the aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity of Belize (and its ...

Mason Farm Biological Reserve
20 participants
866 spottings
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Mason Farm Biological Reserve

For spottings of wildlife (birds, insects, mammals, amphibians, reptiles) and plants at the Mason Farm Biological ...

The Color Green
9 participants
50 spottings
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The Color Green

The color green is a shy but vibrant color. We would like to create a collection of wildlife images based on the ...

Southern Romance
69 participants
317 spottings
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Southern Romance

Warm weather is here, and love is in the air! Instinct drives all animals to "be fruitful and multiply." Some ...

Wild Love
162 participants
782 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 ...

Mushrooms of Appalachia
88 participants
648 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 ...

Moths of the World
2,905 participants
39,462 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 ...

MISSION WEIRD Northeastern US
150 participants
174 spottings
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MISSION WEIRD Northeastern US

my teacher challenged me to find the weirdest animal ever and i want to find it

Freshwater Wetland Wildlife and Vegetation - Northeastern US
83 participants
461 spottings
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Freshwater Wetland Wildlife and ...

Freshwater wetlands are ecosystems where the water table is at or near the surface for long enough periods of the ...

Salamanders of the Northeast
35 participants
57 spottings
Amphibians

Salamanders of the Northeast

Mole Salamanders, lungless, newts, mudpuppies, and hellbenders! What do you have living in your area that you've ...

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, ...

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

Project Frog Finder of ...

Finding and identifying local frogs.

Frogs of The Northeastern US
55 participants
96 spottings
Amphibians

Frogs of The Northeastern US

Frogs are flat out my favorite amphibians out there. From the tiny milky tree frogs to the giant pixies, they ...

Wildlife of Northeastern USA
351 participants
8,656 spottings
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Wildlife of Northeastern USA

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

Wildlife of Maryland
23 participants
95 spottings
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Wildlife of Maryland

To document the species of wildlife that I encounter in Maryland and surrounding states.

Maryland Parks
43 participants
293 spottings
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Maryland Parks

Plants and wildlife that you spot in Maryland State Parks and Forests. It is very important that we get out and ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,169 participants
43,347 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 ...

Iowan Biodiversity
53 participants
1,872 spottings
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Iowan Biodiversity

Mission aimed at charting Iowa's biodiversity. Anything from arthropods to fungi. Lets team up and map Iowa's ...

Georgia Swamps & Marshes
12 participants
57 spottings
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Georgia Swamps & Marshes

Students will be part of the scientific process by using tools and instruments to research and observe animals and ...

Paso Pacifico Survey
80 participants
3,666 spottings
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Paso Pacifico Survey

Paso Pacifico’s mission includes conservation efforts throughout Central America’s Pacific slope, which boasts ...

Arthropods of Georgia
20 participants
226 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods of Georgia

A cumulative mission for arthropods in the Georgia. Georgia has amazing biodiversity; some animals are common and ...

Sharks of the World: the ocean guardians
36 participants
95 spottings
Fish

Sharks of the World: the ocean ...

With shark populations declining around the world I want to document species abundance and distribution to look at ...

Endangered Species of the Southeast USA
61 participants
23 spottings
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Endangered Species of the ...

Everyday, plant and animal species become extinct, including many that are unknown to science. Today, many species ...

Mammals of the South Eastern United States
117 participants
247 spottings
Mammals

Mammals of the South Eastern ...

In this mission we are searching for any mammals that are in captivity or in the wild.

Gulf Coast Wildlife
135 participants
1,334 spottings
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Gulf Coast Wildlife

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

Fungus in America
208 participants
4,381 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

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 ...

Life and Mathematics
249 participants
804 spottings
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Life and Mathematics

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

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 ...

Reptiles of the East U.S.
197 participants
500 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 ...

Flowers of South Africa
18 participants
253 spottings
Plants

Flowers of South Africa

Let's create a record of the beauty of our flowers in this beautiful country of ours!

African Mammals in the Wild
52 participants
900 spottings
Mammals

African Mammals in the Wild

To document visually the diversity of African mammals, including the cetaceans and pinnipeds.

Wildlife of Southern Africa
37 participants
1,031 spottings
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Wildlife of Southern Africa

Current admin : Zlatan Celebic This mission’s creator said “Our Southern Africa community is quite small on PN. ...

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
697 participants
1,011 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

Please share photos of wildlife in accredited sanctuaries and centers for animals rescued from situations ...

Invasive Species of Southeastern US
67 participants
186 spottings
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Invasive Species of Southeastern ...

To raise awareness of the impact of non-native and invasive species in the natural and wild places of the ...

Dangerous Wildlife of Southeastern USA
61 participants
76 spottings
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Dangerous Wildlife of ...

Help create a traveling resource to identify, learn about and avoid dangerous wildlife in Southeastern USA.

Reptiles of the South East
141 participants
531 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the South East

The main purpose of this mission is to have fun and enjoy what you are doing with reptiles and their habitat.

Plants of the South East, USA
119 participants
1,779 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 ...

Reptiles and Amphibians of Georgia
78 participants
296 spottings
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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.

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
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Belize Wildlife

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

Mission WILD
3,427 participants
41,456 spottings
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Mission WILD

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

Bats of Africa
24 participants
24 spottings
Mammals

Bats of Africa

The bat fauna of Africa and surrounding islands boasts nearly 300 species, but the distributions of many species ...

Global Coral Reef Monitoring
592 participants
5,526 spottings
Other

Global Coral Reef Monitoring

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

Snakes of South Africa
34 participants
68 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of South Africa

Share your photos of snakes from all over South Africa. Add descriptive notes about where you made your discovery ...

Amphibians of the Southeastern US
119 participants
273 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the Southeastern US

This mission is out to document the amphibian species found in the southeastern US including Virginia, North ...

Biodiversity of SouthEastern US
120 participants
3,062 spottings
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Biodiversity of SouthEastern US

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

Reptiles & Amphibians of the SE
35 participants
319 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles & Amphibians of the SE

Identify and name the class and genus of each species. Must be found in the southeast of northern america ...

The Majestic Horse of the NorthEastern US
80 participants
57 spottings
Mammals

The Majestic Horse of the ...

The horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus, or the wild horse. It is a ...

Flowers of the Southeastern United States
198 participants
2,015 spottings
Plants

Flowers of the Southeastern ...

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

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,448 participants
3,538 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 ...

Eastern North America Trees
294 participants
995 spottings
Plants

Eastern North America Trees

All trees and shrubs welcomed! This mission is created to survey Eastern North American trees and shrubs. A ...

Creatures of the Outer Banks - NC
11 participants
17 spottings
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Creatures of the Outer Banks - NC

A mission to capture the diversity of wildlife in coastal North Carolina. Many people visit the outer banks every ...

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.
305 participants
667 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 ...

Fish in the wild of the MidWest United States
56 participants
57 spottings
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Fish in the wild of the MidWest ...

Fish that have been caught or photographed, no skinned fish please This is a local mission for the Midwest only.

Florida Wetlands
187 participants
1,554 spottings
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Florida Wetlands

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

Florida's Flora & Fauna
249 participants
8,542 spottings
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Florida's Flora & Fauna

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

Animals of North Carolina
202 participants
3,549 spottings
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Animals of North Carolina

Our mission is build a photo library of animals living in their natural environment in North Carolina so that ...

Wildlife of Georgia
236 participants
3,544 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 ...

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
342 participants
497 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 ...

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
662 participants
5,141 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 ...

Critters of the Midwest
425 participants
3,149 spottings
All

Critters of the Midwest

This mission documents all the critters of the Midwest (includes both insects and animals).

Midwest Reptile Study
178 participants
492 spottings
Reptiles

Midwest Reptile Study

The mission of this group is to catalog local reptiles in the wild and to aid in the education and conservation of ...

Midwest Amphibian Study
186 participants
364 spottings
Amphibians

Midwest Amphibian Study

To catalog and study amphibians in their natural habitat.

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
513 participants
302 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 ...

Wildlife of the South East, USA
380 participants
6,564 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 ...

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 ...

Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa
131 participants
3,199 spottings
Birds

Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa has impressive and beautiful birds and this mission will allow us to share and document our spottings in ...

Snakes of the Southeast U.S.
254 participants
709 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the Southeast U.S.

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

Anoles!
287 participants
732 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.
381 participants
6,872 spottings
Birds

Birds of the Southeast U.S.

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

Trees of the World
936 participants
4,940 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Reptiles of the World
1,140 participants
9,514 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,129 participants
5,786 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 Yellow
2,406 participants
12,417 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

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

The Color Blue
2,522 participants
5,714 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 ...

Kruger National Park, South Africa
47 participants
704 spottings
All

Kruger National Park, South ...

The Kruger National Park is a great destination if you love the outdoors! There is so many different ecosystems ...

Amphibians of the World
2,382 participants
7,346 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,905 participants
8,866 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Snakes of the World
1,942 participants
4,775 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Animals with Warning Colors
871 participants
1,551 spottings
All

Animals with Warning Colors

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

Eggs of the World
1,338 participants
2,173 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 ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,369 participants
5,629 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 ...

Captive Animals
2,466 participants
12,367 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 ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,012 participants
1,586 spottings
All

Symbiotic Relationships

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

Backyard Birding Southeastern USA
476 participants
1,939 spottings
Birds

Backyard Birding Southeastern USA

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

Rare Color Morphs
1,020 participants
739 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, ...

Bat Monitoring Project
866 participants
501 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

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

Fall Into Phenology
1,227 participants
2,190 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

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

Project Squirrel
5,824 participants
3,792 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

International Spider Survey
3,844 participants
18,833 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,936 participants
5,832 spottings
All

Signs of Wildlife

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

Flowers of North America
9,415 participants
32,044 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 Color Red
5,822 participants
14,700 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 ...

Primate Watch
782 participants
1,448 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

The Primate Specialist Group is a network of scientists and conservationists who stand against the tide of ...

Mushroom Mapping
5,989 participants
28,312 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,427 participants
73,832 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,897 participants
12,053 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Birds of the World
12,707 participants
103,209 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, ...