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 30, 2014 05:32 AM by chrisgoforth chrisgoforth | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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Common Idia Idia aemula

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johnratzlaff

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June 10, 2014 09:53 PM EDT

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False Underwing Moth Allotria elonympha

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johnratzlaff

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June 10, 2014 09:52 PM EDT

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johnratzlaff

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June 10, 2014 09:54 PM EDT

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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Definite Tussock Moth Orgyia definita

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johnratzlaff

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Verified by BAMONA.

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johnratzlaff

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Eating kale.

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Common Angle (Macaria aemulataria) Macaria aemulataria

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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johnratzlaff

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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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