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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Leconte's Haploa Haploa lecontei

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johnratzlaff

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June 22, 2014 09:42 PM EDT

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Dimorphic Macalla Moth Epipaschia superatalis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 22, 2014 09:39 PM EDT

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Virginia Tiger Moth Spilosoma virginica

Observer

johnratzlaff

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June 22, 2014 09:57 PM EDT

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Locust Underwing Moth Euparthenos nubilis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 22, 2014 09:58 PM EDT

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Brown Panopoda Moth Panopoda carneicosta

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 22, 2014 10:10 PM EDT

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Mexican Marigold Tagetes lucida

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 22, 2014 09:34 AM EDT

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Dimorphic Macalla Moth Epipaschia superatalis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 21, 2014 10:00 PM EDT

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johnratzlaff

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June 21, 2014 10:02 PM EDT

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Small Mossy Lithacodia Lithacodia musta

Observer

johnratzlaff

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June 21, 2014 10:24 PM EDT

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johnratzlaff

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June 21, 2014 10:04 PM EDT

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johnratzlaff

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June 21, 2014 10:06 PM EDT

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Saddleback Caterpillar Moth Acharia stimulea

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 21, 2014 10:05 PM EDT

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johnratzlaff

Date

June 25, 2014 09:28 PM EDT

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Common Tan Wave Pleuroprucha insulsaria

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 25, 2014 09:49 PM EDT

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Double-banded Grass-veneer Crambus agitatellus

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 24, 2014 05:14 PM EDT

Description

Verified by BAMONA.

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What

Eight-spotted Forester Moth Alypia octomaculata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 24, 2014 05:30 PM EDT

Description

Confirmed by BAMONA.

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Golden Tortoise Beetle Charidotella sexpunctata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 25, 2014 07:34 PM EDT

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Square

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 24, 2014

Description

In greenhouse potted bonsai maple. About 2 inches tall.

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Black-dotted Maliattha Moth Maliattha synochitis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 23, 2014 09:51 PM EDT

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pink-masked pyralid Aglossa disciferalis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

June 23, 2014 10:06 PM EDT

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Protean Shieldback Atlanticus testaceus

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 4, 2014 06:09 AM EDT

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 4, 2014 05:56 AM EDT

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Black-patched Graylet Moth Hyperstrotia secta

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 3, 2014 11:22 PM EDT

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Tuliptree Silk Moth Callosamia angulifera

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 4, 2014 05:53 AM EDT

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Purple-crested Slug Moth Adoneta spinuloides

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 3, 2014 11:21 PM EDT

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Yellow-fringed Dolichomia Hypsopygia olinalis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 3, 2014 11:09 PM EDT

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Rotund Idia Moth Idia rotundalis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 3, 2014 11:04 PM EDT

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Pink-barred Pseudeustrotia Pseudeustrotia carneola

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 3, 2014 11:09 PM EDT

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What

Canadian melanolophia Melanolophia canadaria

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 3, 2014 10:53 PM EDT

Description

Verified by BAMONA.

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What

Maple Looper Moth Parallelia bistriaris

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 3, 2014 10:52 PM 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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