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Texas Master Naturalist and a technology enthusiast. I enjoy creating innovative solutions using the latest technology.

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Wildlife near me
13 participants
12 spottings
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Wildlife near me

Learn about all kinds of wildlife around you.

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 ...

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 ...

The Color Blue
2,518 participants
5,603 spottings
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The Color Blue

There are so many incredible animals in the color blue. However, at the same time, they are few when considering ...

Butterflies & Moths of Texas
122 participants
1,493 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of Texas

Texas's Butterflies, Moths, and their larva.

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

BioBlitz 2013: Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
119 participants
220 spottings
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BioBlitz 2013: Jean Lafitte ...

This two-day celebration of biodiversity in and around New Orleans centers on a 24-hour race to count species. ...

2013 Best Wildlife Photo
398 participants
8,748 spottings
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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 ...

State Parks, NWR, WMA's of Texas
97 participants
1,322 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 ...

Mission WILD
3,417 participants
40,499 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 ...

Lewisville Nature Finding of Texas
13 participants
108 spottings
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Lewisville Nature Finding of ...

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

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 ...

Gulf Coast Wildlife
135 participants
1,314 spottings
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Gulf Coast Wildlife

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

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 ...

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 ...

Martin National Wildlife Refuge
6 participants
0 spottings
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Martin National Wildlife Refuge

First established in 1954 through a 2,569 acre donation by the late Glenn L. Martin, the Martin National Wildlife ...

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 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 ...

Rappahannock National Wildlife Refuge
21 participants
6 spottings
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Rappahannock National Wildlife ...

Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is the newest of four refuges that comprise the Eastern ...

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 ...

Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge
19 participants
20 spottings
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Mason Neck National Wildlife ...

Eighteen miles south of Washington, D.C. on the banks of the Potomac (River), lays a peninsula known as Mason ...

James River National Wildlife Refuge
24 participants
12 spottings
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James River National Wildlife ...

James River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers ...

Presquile National Wildlife Refuge
17 participants
11 spottings
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Presquile National Wildlife ...

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

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 ...

Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge
15 participants
5 spottings
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Featherstone National Wildlife ...

Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge is one of three refuges managed by the Potomac River National Wildlife ...

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 ...

Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife
154 participants
2,716 spottings
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Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife

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

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, ...

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast
72 participants
440 spottings
Birds

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast

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

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 ...

Reptiles of the World
1,125 participants
9,357 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Global Flight
1,334 participants
16,580 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 Wildlife Photographers
122 participants
4,261 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. ...

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,824 participants
5,278 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! ...

Lone Star Arthropods
13 participants
16 spottings
Arthropods

Lone Star Arthropods

All Arthropods within 50 miles of the Denton County Advanced Technology Center in North Texas.

Lone Star Plants
16 participants
0 spottings
Plants

Lone Star Plants

Collect the plants within 50 miles of the Advanced Technology Center.

Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US
247 participants
262 spottings
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Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US

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

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,442 participants
3,523 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 ...

Great Pollinator Project of NYC
1,514 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 ...

Biodiversity of Texas
240 participants
4,545 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 ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,143 participants
6,360 spottings
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NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

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

Fungus in America
198 participants
4,261 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Amphibians of the World
2,360 participants
7,253 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

2012 Best Wildlife Photo
1,257 participants
12,958 spottings
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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 ...

Birds of the World
12,590 participants
100,985 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, ...

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, ...

Vanishing Pond Life of Texas
110 participants
416 spottings
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Vanishing Pond Life of Texas

Many species of wildlife live in ponds, streams, and lakes. With the current drought in Texas, many ponds and ...

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 ...

Snakes of the World
1,928 participants
4,732 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
699 participants
1,010 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

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

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,548 participants
9,609 spottings
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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
7,123 participants
42,568 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
2,842 participants
38,457 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 ...

Symbiotic Relationships
997 participants
1,552 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

Eastern Assassin Bugs
292 participants
294 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
750 participants
1,601 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

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

Lichens
271 participants
1,536 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

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

Anoles!
284 participants
719 spottings
Reptiles

Anoles!

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,392 participants
10,583 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 ...

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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,861 participants
11,945 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,440 participants
3,253 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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,876 participants
8,728 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
5,917 participants
27,923 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

International Spider Survey
3,793 participants
18,424 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Monarch Migration
1,123 participants
658 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,892 participants
6,063 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 ...

Project Squirrel
5,728 participants
3,719 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,119 participants
5,622 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 ...

Trees of the World
928 participants
4,826 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Nature In Your Texas Backyard!
84 participants
3,958 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 ...

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 ...

Birds of Texas
334 participants
5,423 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.

Raptors of North America
1,342 participants
4,010 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,347 participants
72,097 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Flowers of North America
9,374 participants
31,733 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 ...

Lone Star Plants
16 participants
0 spottings
Plants

Lone Star Plants

Collect the plants within 50 miles of the Advanced Technology Center.

Lone Star Arthropods
13 participants
16 spottings
Arthropods

Lone Star Arthropods

All Arthropods within 50 miles of the Denton County Advanced Technology Center in North Texas.

Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center
3 participants
33 spottings
All

Clear Creek Natural Heritage ...

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

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 ...

Wildlife near me
13 participants
12 spottings
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Wildlife near me

Learn about all kinds of wildlife around you.