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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Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mushroom

Observer

cuskelly

Date

January 5, 2014 08:54 PM EST

Description

Found in the trees, off of a nature path. Had frozen the night beofre, so the mushroom may still be partly frozen in the picture.

Photos / Sounds

What

House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus

Observer

cuskelly

Date

January 5, 2014

Place

durham nc (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina

Observer

cuskelly

Date

January 5, 2014 07:23 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Not sure if this is a juvenile white-throated sparrow

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus

Observer

cuskelly

Date

January 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Worm snake

Observer

cuskelly

Date

September 19, 2014 02:09 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lichens

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

September 19, 2014 02:13 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Moss Phylum Bryophyta

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

September 19, 2014 11:24 AM EDT

chrisgoforth Project curator ID

Phylum Bryophyta

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mushroom

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

September 19, 2014 11:35 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

The Bad-Wing Dyspteris abortivaria

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:22 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Florida Tetanolita Moth Tetanolita floridana

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:22 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Cutworm Moth Anicla infecta

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:13 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown-collared Dart Protolampra brunneicollis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:13 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Apatelodes Apatelodes torrefacta

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:13 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Oblique Heterocampa Moth Heterocampa obliqua

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:11 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth Datana ministra

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:12 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Pine Sphinx Moth Lapara bombycoides

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:10 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-humped Oakworm Moth Symmerista canicosta

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:09 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wedgling Moth Galgula partita

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:08 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Phragmites Wainscot Leucania phragmitidicola

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:07 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

14577042494_b2259bea06_s

What

Brown-lined Owlet Moth Macrochilo litophora

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:06 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:02 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-dotted Prominent Moth Nadata gibbosa

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:00 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 06:59 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rotund Idia Moth Idia rotundalis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 4, 2014 11:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Barberry Geometer Coryphista meadii

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 4, 2014 11:39 PM EDT

Description

Verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hollow-spotted Blepharomastix Blepharomastix ranalis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 4, 2014 11:38 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

14576975424_b25d5c7f91_s

What

Northern Pine Sphinx Moth Lapara bombycoides

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 4, 2014 11:36 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

scallop moth Cepphis armataria

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 5, 2014 07:08 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

White Spring Moth Lomographa vestaliata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 4, 2014 11:30 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cloaked Marvel Chytonix palliatricula

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 6, 2014 06:58 AM 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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