We've reached 2000 observations!

Thanks to your help, we recently topped 2000 observations in the Natural North Carolina project! You all are doing an amazing job helping the NC Museum of Natural Sciences document all the plants, animals, and fungi in North Carolina. I, for one, really enjoy getting to see what your have been finding throughout the state! It's great fun seeing bears in Pocosin or salamanders from the Smokies, the things I rarely get to see in person myself. I am living vicariously through your sightings!

I have started showing off a collection of photos from miscellanous sightings you all have made when I promote citizen science at events throughout North Carolina. I wish you could see the way people pore over your sightings and ooh and ahh over the amazing things you've documented. I wish you could see all the kids who point to a photo and breathlessly say, "Wow... We have those here?!" Thanks to your efforts, these people are getting to see, sometimes for the first time, just how ...more ↓

Posted on August 29, 2014 10:32 AM by chrisgoforth chrisgoforth | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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rock harlequin Capnoides sempervirens

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eraskin

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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January 22, 2015 03:22 PM EST

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Spotted Dusky Salamander Desmognathus conanti

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johnratzlaff

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January 22, 2015 03:37 PM EST

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Early Fan-foot Zanclognatha cruralis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 1, 2014 10:59 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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johnratzlaff

Date

July 31, 2014 09:47 PM EDT

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ID verified by BAMONA.

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Bluegrass webworm Parapediasia teterrella

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johnratzlaff

Date

July 30, 2014 10:03 PM EDT

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ID verified by BAMONA.

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johnratzlaff

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July 30, 2014 10:04 PM EDT

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ID verified by BAMONA.

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sand myrtle Kalmia buxifolia

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eraskin

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January 22, 2015

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shining clubmoss Huperzia lucidula

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eraskin

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January 22, 2015

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eraskin

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January 22, 2015

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eraskin

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January 22, 2015

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eraskin

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January 22, 2015

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Bluegrass Webworm Moth Parapediasia teterrella

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 26, 2014 10:18 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Bluegrass webworm Parapediasia teterrella

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 25, 2014 10:47 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Variable Zanclognatha Zanclognatha laevigata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 25, 2014 09:22 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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acorn moth Blastobasis glandulella

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 25, 2014 09:47 PM EDT

Description

Very small - about 0.75 cm.

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Changeable Grass-veneer Fissicrambus mutabilis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

September 4, 2014 10:17 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Pale-banded Dart Agnorisma badinodis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

October 8, 2014 08:07 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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eastern red cedar Juniperus virginiana

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johnratzlaff

Date

January 21, 2015 10:10 AM EST

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shortleaf pine Pinus echinata

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johnratzlaff

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January 21, 2015 10:11 AM EST

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American Beaver Castor canadensis

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johnratzlaff

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January 21, 2015 09:46 AM EST

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cross vine Bignonia capreolata

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johnratzlaff

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January 21, 2015 09:42 AM EST

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johnratzlaff

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January 20, 2015 09:33 PM EST

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johnratzlaff

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January 20, 2015 07:44 PM EST

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Lesser Maple Leafroller Acleris chalybeana

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johnratzlaff

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January 19, 2015 09:10 PM EST

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Redhead Aythya americana

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johnratzlaff

Date

January 21, 2015 03:34 PM EST

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Black Locust Robinia pseudoacacia

Observer

eraskin

Date

January 20, 2015

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eraskin

Date

January 20, 2015

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eraskin

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January 20, 2015
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North Carolina is a beautiful place! With the huge variation in habitat types - from the mountains to the piedmont to the coastal plain - our state boasts a grand diversity of plants, animals, and fungi. Just look around. You likely encounter hundreds of species in your daily life, and many just beyond your front door!

Scientists at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ...more ↓

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