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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Fungi

Photos / Sounds

Observer

eraskin

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Grassy/mossy road shoulder under pine-oak canopy.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Maple Acer rubrum

Observer

ncmns

Date

November 7, 2013 10:44 AM EST

Description

Planted in an urban landscape

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

pokeweed Phytolacca americana

Observer

ncmns

Date

November 7, 2013 10:47 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

October 16, 2014 03:56 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Asian Lady Beetle Harmonia axyridis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

October 18, 2014 08:01 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Juniper-twig Geometer Patalene olyzonaria

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

October 17, 2014 08:06 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

October 16, 2014 04:00 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

October 17, 2014 03:07 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Beautyberry Callicarpa americana

Observer

ncmns

Date

October 21, 2014 10:51 AM EDT

Description

Planted in a native plant garden

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cross Spider Neoscona crucifera

Observer

ncmns

Date

October 21, 2014 10:51 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Aromatic aster Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Observer

ncmns

Date

October 21, 2014 10:48 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Planted in a native plant garden

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Leopard Moth Hypercompe scribonia

Observer

eraskin

Date

October 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

eraskin

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

Wet roadside ditch.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gilled Mushrooms Order Agaricales

Observer

cschalk86

Date

October 19, 2014 04:44 PM EDT

Description

Growing on soil.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Netted chain fern Woodwardia areolata

Observer

eraskin

Date

October 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

eraskin

Date

October 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seedling.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

eraskin

Date

October 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

eraskin

Date

October 19, 2014

Description

At least 2.5cm long; leaf litter on a dry pine-oak ridge.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Pug Eupithecia miserulata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 26, 2014 10:10 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broken-line Hypenodes Moth Hypenodes fractilinea

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 24, 2014 09:45 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 24, 2014 09:07 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Angulose Prominent Moth Peridea angulosa

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 24, 2014 07:37 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

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What

abbreviated button slug moth Tortricidia flexuosa

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 23, 2014 11:30 PM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

15018742402_081c32328f_s

What

Deep Yellow Euchlaena Euchlaena amoenaria

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 24, 2014 07:20 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 24, 2014 07:24 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Dusky Groundling Condica vecors

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 24, 2014 07:30 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ovate Dagger Moth Acronicta ovata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 24, 2014 07:31 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Small Brown Quaker (Pseudorthodes vecors) Pseudorthodes vecors

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 24, 2014 07:29 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brown Bark Carpet Moth Horisme intestinata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 24, 2014 07:29 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ashy Meganola Moth Meganola spodia

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 23, 2014 09:37 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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