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Flora of the United States
3 participants
6 spottings
Plants

Flora of the United States

to showcase the amazing plants native to the United States

Garden Snails of California
184 participants
121 spottings
All

Garden Snails of California

Foster a greater appreciation of garden snails, an animal most people want to kill. This is a local mission & ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,051 participants
28,749 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Hummingbirds
13 participants
9 spottings
Birds

Hummingbirds

Images, distribution and location of hummingbirds in Southern California, Baja California and Arizona.

Project Squirrel
5,866 participants
3,824 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Birds of the World
12,774 participants
104,320 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, ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,931 participants
12,482 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Global Flight
1,347 participants
16,808 spottings
All

Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, insects, even ...

Snakes of the World
1,956 participants
4,815 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,519 participants
3,370 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Bat Monitoring Project
870 participants
504 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

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

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,586 participants
2,625 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,010 participants
4,412 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Living Wild in the Chaparral
22 participants
191 spottings
All

Living Wild in the Chaparral

Of all the distinct, natural communities in California, only one is found throughout and only one can be said to ...

Coyotes In San Diego County
5 participants
3 spottings
Mammals

Coyotes In San Diego County

The purpose of this mission is to document the areas in which coyotes are sighted in the Southern California ...

Save Our Oaks - San Diego
70 participants
241 spottings
All

Save Our Oaks - San Diego

Let us document the importance of oak habitat with photographs. San Diego County's Oak Trees are under attack from ...

True Bugs of California and it's Surrounding States
17 participants
81 spottings
Arthropods

True Bugs of California and it's ...

True bugs are probably the least known bug order in the world. It consists of many families, including cicadas, ...

Herps (Reptiles & Amphibians) of Southern California
72 participants
237 spottings
All

Herps (Reptiles & Amphibians) of ...

Share your sitings/photos of reptiles and amphibians in southern California ONLY. Please only native species.

California Shrub Desert Species Mission
38 participants
49 spottings
All

California Shrub Desert Species ...

I live in a disappearing natural landscape, the California Shrub Desert.Help me document the species in this ...

Life in dots San Diego
19 participants
14 spottings
All

Life in dots San Diego

I need pictures of any plant or animal with dots or speckles. That's all that I need for my research.

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

California Coastal Wildlife Watch
946 participants
2,942 spottings
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California Coastal Wildlife Watch

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

Southern CA Wildlife
14 participants
34 spottings
All

Southern CA Wildlife

The purpose of this mission is to learn about the different types of animals in Southern CA.

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
2,844 participants
66,545 spottings
All

National Geographic's Great ...

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

Monarch Migration
1,134 participants
670 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

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

Captive Animals
2,469 participants
12,372 spottings
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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
683 participants
2,672 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

California's Native Plants
64 participants
325 spottings
Plants

California's Native Plants

California is home to an estimated 6,300 native plants.

Trees of Southern California
65 participants
63 spottings
Plants

Trees of Southern California

Tree cover and variety are some of the most under-appreciated aspects of urban dwelling, especially in the ...

International Spider Survey
3,901 participants
19,239 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,512 participants
3,325 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,415 participants
11,345 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Nature in Yellow
2,418 participants
12,580 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

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

Flies!
490 participants
5,277 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

Edible Flora grown in So Cal
44 participants
27 spottings
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Edible Flora grown in So Cal

Edible flora from small home, group/co-op, and community gardens, as well as flora used to deter pests and help ...

Just Amazing - California
111 participants
852 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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,499 participants
75,906 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Flowering Cacti and Succulents of California
175 participants
152 spottings
Plants

Flowering Cacti and Succulents ...

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

Wondrous Wasps of Southern California
57 participants
164 spottings
Arthropods

Wondrous Wasps of Southern ...

This mission is aimed at documenting Wasps from Southern California and their intelligent social and solitary ...

Southern California Wildlife
407 participants
6,927 spottings
All

Southern California Wildlife

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

Toxic and Medicinal Plants of California & Nevada
71 participants
29 spottings
Plants

Toxic and Medicinal Plants of ...

Historically the majority of the toxins and medicines used by people have come from the plant world. The aim of ...

Flora of the United States
3 participants
6 spottings
Plants

Flora of the United States

to showcase the amazing plants native to the United States

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