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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Observer

eraskin

Date

March 31, 2015

Description

Feeding on (and presumably pollinating in the process) Epigaea repens.

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Square

What

Azures Genus Celastrina

Observer

eraskin

Date

March 30, 2015

Description

Feeding on Viola arvensis.

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What

Blue-winged Teal Anas discors

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 28, 2015 11:04 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Stripe-backed Moth Arogalea cristifasciella

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 22, 2015 07:48 AM EDT

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 22, 2015 07:47 AM EDT

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What

Kent's Geometer Moth Selenia kentaria

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 22, 2015 07:45 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Curve-toothed Geometer Eutrapela clemataria

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 22, 2015 07:39 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 10:23 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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maple twig borer moth Proteoteras aesculana

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 10:22 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 09:25 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 09:24 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 08:16 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 10:18 AM EDT

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 08:13 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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What

Common oak moth Phoberia atomaris

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 07:59 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Filigreed Moth Chimoptesis pennsylvaniana

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 07:56 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 07:55 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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johnratzlaff

Date

March 20, 2015 11:37 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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What

Toothed Phigalia Phigalia denticulata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 21, 2015 07:53 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 20, 2015 11:13 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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What

Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 20, 2015 02:49 PM EDT

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What

Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 20, 2015 03:45 PM EDT

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Red-banded leafroller Argyrotaenia velutinana

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 25, 2015 09:47 PM EDT

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What

Speckled Green Fruit-worm Orthosia hibisci

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 22, 2015 07:43 AM EDT

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What

Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 22, 2015 11:49 AM EDT

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What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 22, 2015 11:54 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 22, 2015 08:38 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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What

Major Sallow Moth Feralia major

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 22, 2015 09:08 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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What

Curve-lined Looper Lambdina fervidaria

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 22, 2015 09:26 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 23, 2015 10:04 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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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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