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 07:32 PM by chrisgoforth chrisgoforth | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Vascular Plants Superphylum Tracheophyta

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July 18, 2014 11:33 AM EDT

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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July 18, 2014 11:33 AM EDT

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July 18, 2014 11:29 AM EDT

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Tree

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July 18, 2014 11:34 AM EDT

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July 18, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

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July 18, 2014 11:31 AM EDT

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July 18, 2014 11:29 AM EDT

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Fennel Foeniculum vulgare

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July 18, 2014 11:29 AM EDT

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wild columbine Aquilegia canadensis

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July 18, 2014 11:29 AM EDT

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Butterflyweed Asclepias tuberosa

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July 18, 2014 11:32 AM EDT

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blue wild indigo Baptisia australis

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July 18, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

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Think this is wild blue indigo, but I'm not 100% sure.

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July 24, 2014 10:25 AM EDT

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July 18, 2014 11:33 AM EDT

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rattlesnake master Eryngium yuccifolium

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July 18, 2014 11:27 AM EDT

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July 18, 2014 11:32 AM EDT

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July 18, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

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Ladybugs Family Coccinellidae

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July 24, 2014 10:11 AM EDT

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October 22, 2014 10:46 AM EDT

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Poison Ivy Toxicodendron radicans

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October 22, 2014 10:43 AM EDT

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Mosses, Hornworts, and Liverworts Phylum Bryophyta

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October 22, 2014 11:03 AM EDT

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Spiders Order Araneae

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October 22, 2014 10:55 AM EDT

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October 22, 2014 10:44 AM EDT

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October 22, 2014 10:49 AM EDT

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October 22, 2014 11:11 AM EDT

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October 22, 2014 10:41 AM EDT

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Flies Order Diptera

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October 22, 2014 10:47 AM EDT

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Aromatic aster Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

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October 22, 2014 10:49 AM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Harvestmen Order Opiliones

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October 22, 2014 10:47 AM EDT

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Dandelions Genus Taraxacum

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October 22, 2014 10:42 AM EDT

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Eastern Gray Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis

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October 22, 2014 10:58 AM EDT
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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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