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 12:32 PM by chrisgoforth chrisgoforth | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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What

Bess Beetles Family Passalidae

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

April 18, 2015 02:25 PM EDT

Description

Walking across a paved road

chrisgoforth Project curator ID

Family Passalidae

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What

Cirsium horridulum horridulum (Cirsium horridulum horridulum) Cirsium horridulum var. horridulum

Observer

mountainkat14

Date

April 18, 2015 12:03 PM EDT

Description

At Wilkerson Nature Preserve Raleigh

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What

Christmas fern Polystichum acrostichoides

Observer

mountainkat14

Date

April 18, 2015 12:00 PM EDT

Description

Christmas fern with emerging fiddleheads. At Wilkerson Nature Preserve Raleigh

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Square

What

Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) Arisaema triphyllum

Observer

mountainkat14

Date

April 18, 2015 11:53 AM EDT

Description

Jack-in-the-pulpit at Wilkerson Nature Preserve Raleigh

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What

Azalea Leafminer Caloptilia azaleella

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 15, 2015 05:37 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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17158879202 0926934c72 s

What

Hollow-spotted Plagodis Moth Plagodis alcoolaria

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 15, 2015 05:39 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

16974327139 4600914555 s

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 15, 2015 05:43 AM EDT

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What

Agreeable Tiger Moth Spilosoma congrua

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 15, 2015 05:44 AM EDT

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What

Stripe-backed Moth Arogalea cristifasciella

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 15, 2015 05:44 AM EDT

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16538073194 699a3863d6 s

What

Distinct Quaker Achatia distincta

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 15, 2015 05:46 AM EDT

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17159874351 d5663a96fb s

What

Common Spring Moth Heliomata cycladata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 15, 2015 03:06 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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17159880551 f28681080d s

What

Artichoke Plume Moth Platyptilia carduidactylus

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 15, 2015 05:33 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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16538071654 e2cfa87620 s

What

Apical Prominent Moth Clostera apicalis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 15, 2015 05:29 AM EDT

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What

Cherry Leaf-cone Caterpillar Moth Caloptilia invariabilis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 12, 2015 09:02 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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What

Snowberry Clearwing Moth Hemaris diffinis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 12, 2015 04:06 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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What

Norman's Quaker Crocigrapha normani

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 12, 2015 07:37 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

16934085549 f0650dfe32 s

What

Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 12, 2015 07:37 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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What

Gray-banded leafroller Argyrotaenia mariana

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 12, 2015 07:42 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

What

Lettered Sphinx Moth Deidamia inscriptum

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 12, 2015 07:34 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

17107259252 3f78b2fc5f s

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 11, 2015 07:29 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

One-lined Zale Zale unilineata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 11, 2015 07:33 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

17101304242 bc508404cc s

What

Curved-line Agonopterix Moth Agonopterix curvilineella

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 10, 2015 05:25 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

What

Pale Baileya Moth Baileya levitans

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 10, 2015 05:35 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

16471889114 eaefc0e9c3 s

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 9, 2015 05:30 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Dagger Moth Acronicta americana

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 9, 2015 10:07 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dogwood Thyatirid Moth Euthyatira pudens

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 9, 2015 10:12 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

17102689195 0c8ee2f878 s

What

Distinct Quaker Achatia distincta

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 9, 2015 10:11 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Observer

eraskin

Date

April 14, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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