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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Birds

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Birds Class Aves

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deuceace

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January 31, 2015 11:07 AM EST

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American Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua

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deuceace

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January 31, 2015 11:12 AM EST

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Human Homo sapiens

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deuceace

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January 31, 2015 11:10 AM EST
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

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deuceace

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January 31, 2015 10:53 AM EST

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Loblolly Pine Pinus taeda

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deuceace

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January 31, 2015 10:54 AM EST
Fungi

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Fungi including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

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deuceace

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January 31, 2015 11:09 AM EST

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johnratzlaff

Date

April 21, 2014

Description

About 2 feet across

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johnratzlaff

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May 8, 2014

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River Birch Betula nigra

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johnratzlaff

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May 18, 2014

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heartleaf paper birch Betula papyrifera ssp. cordifolia

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johnratzlaff

Date

June 4, 2014 12:42 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Hollow-spotted Angle Digrammia gnophosaria

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johnratzlaff

Date

June 21, 2014 10:34 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Signate Melanolophia Melanolophia signataria

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johnratzlaff

Date

August 2, 2014 09:30 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Double-banded Grass-veneer Crambus agitatellus

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 1, 2014 11:24 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Changeable Grass-veneer Fissicrambus mutabilis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 31, 2014 09:30 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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johnratzlaff

Date

January 25, 2015 03:30 PM EST

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

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johnratzlaff

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January 25, 2015 03:32 PM EST

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Ring-billed gull Larus delawarensis

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johnratzlaff

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January 25, 2015 03:31 PM EST

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola

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johnratzlaff

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January 25, 2015 03:42 PM EST

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Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis

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johnratzlaff

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January 25, 2015 03:34 PM EST

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Desmognathus monticola Genus Desmognathus

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johnratzlaff

Date

January 19, 2015 10:48 AM EST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

Observer

eraskin

Date

January 27, 2015

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Observer

eraskin

Date

January 27, 2015

Description

Widely-branching; stem 4-angled; fruits each with 1 or 2 seeds. Seeds have an interesting translucent, elastic coating (removed in pictures).

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Observer

eraskin

Date

January 27, 2015

Description

Undersides of (semi-evergreen) leaves glaucous; stem slender, terete, mostly un-branched, & slightly speckled; prickles significantly finer and more closely-spaced than in S. rotundifolia; fruits not present.

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Eastern Teaberry Gaultheria procumbens

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eraskin

Date

January 22, 2015

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Indian Pipe Monotropa uniflora

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eraskin

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January 22, 2015

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eraskin

Date

January 22, 2015

Description

Some kind of interesting gall

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eraskin

Date

January 22, 2015

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eraskin

Date

January 22, 2015

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Square

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rock harlequin Capnoides sempervirens

Observer

eraskin

Date

May 1, 2013

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Lycoperdon pyriforme Genus Lycoperdon

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

January 22, 2015 03:18 PM EST
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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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