Vergelegen - Somerset West

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To collect all observations for Vergelegen Estate.

Kromdraai 31

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Keur River

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To summarize the species found on this farm - a private nature reserve - in the Langeberg foothills, and its surroundings.

View of the farm from Amandelberg

what animal species is this?

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British Weevils

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Curation of Identified Weevils

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Critters at Tayport Community Garden

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We would like a record of critters spotted at our Community Garden to show how much biodiversity gardens support. You can find out more about the Garden and our involvement in citizen science projects on our website and blog: www.tayportgarden.org

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Watlington, Oxfordshire Natural History

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To determine what is being found in the Parish of Watlington, Oxfordshire including Watlington Hill, Christmas Common, Greenfield, & Howe Hill communities. We know we are special let's record it.

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Watlington, Oxfordshire Natural History

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To determine what is being found in the Parish of Watlington, Oxfordshire including Watlington Hill, Christmas Common, Greenfield, & Howe Hill communities. We know we are special let's record it.

View of Watlington from Watlington Hill

Glenwood house project 2017 Grade 8S

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Natural science projects

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Kay's Scratch Patch

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Random areas and random species for id purposes

Cape Vulture Western Cape

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Marine & estuarine life along southern Cape coastline

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De Mond SOB

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To collect bird and fish data from De Mond Nature Reserve for taxon list purposes

Invertebrates of the Western Cape

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State of Biodiversity

Bumblebee emergence and colony initiation

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To record sightings of emerging bumblebee queens and their first workers in the UK

Karoo Biogaps 3225_2335

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The Karoo Biogaps Project aims to document fauna and flora in the Greater Karoo region. See more here: http://www.ispotnature.org/projects/karoo-biogaps

This collates the data for Pentad 3225_2335
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This Pentad lies about 40 Km west of Aberdeen, just north of the R61. It is Eastern Lower Karoo in the Lower Karoo Bioregion.

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Terblans Nature Walk and Jonkersberg

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The purpose of this project is to help identify species along these trails.

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Unidentified East

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Intertidal Southern Africa

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To check out intertidal biodiversity

Karoo BioGaps Lepidoptera

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To document the Moths and Butterflies of the Nama Karoo for the BioGaps Project.

See the Master project here: http://www.ispotnature.org/projects/karoo-biogaps.

This collection ignores observations without any ID: at least a "Lepidoptera" ID is needed to appear here. To find observations without an identification please see http://www.ispotnature.org/projects/karoo-biogaps-help-with-ids

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A Level Geography Field Trip - Criccieth Beach Biodiversity

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To create a school field guide to create curiosity.

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Bolleberg

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To catalogue all the plants that occur on the eastern side of the Jonkersberg bowl. This area is named after the George Lilies that occur in shades of white to deep scarlet. We couldn't find any white flowers on our most recent visit. The area probably needs to burn.

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Welgevonden Plants

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Keep a record of the plant species encountered at Welgevonden Nature Reserve

Central Namibia

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An assessment of the status of alien ferns in South Africa

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This study is my Masters project. The study should serve as a first screening of the status and invasive potential of alien ferns in South Africa. Globally ferns (Pteridophyta) are under-represented in the invasion biology literature, with studies focusing on specific species rather than Pteridophyta as a whole. Similarly no survey has been done in South Africa to determine the current status of alien ferns or their potential impact they may have on a system. I am aiming to create as large a data base as possible and appreciate any help in logging sightings of alien ferns across South Africa.

Kosyn

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The purpose of this project is to help identify the species found along and in the vicinity of the track leading to the Kosyn, (also called De Groote Kosyn) a cleft (a narrow, deep, water-worn fissure through a more weathering resistant sandstone band) on the Palmietrivier. The area was burnt in mid-December 2016.

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Tree sparrows in and around the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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To determine the extent of the presence of tree sparrows across the Yorkshire Dales National Park (and surrounding areas) and to continue to record sightings of tree sparrows.

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Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Species Sightings

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To gather all sightings of all species at the nature reserve in a single, easily accessible, location.

Tracking Wildlife

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I would like to see the different types of wildlife for my community. I would like to see if there is any trends of certain species in particular areas.

Frogs and Reptiles of Mtunzini

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Ants of Mtunzini

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Karoo Snails

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Originally just a demonstration project, but now people are serious about this!

Snails in the Karoo: it was supposed to be a joke project!

And now everyone is looking!

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Sphaeropteris cooperi

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A Masters and a BTech student from NMMU (Saasveld Campus) are going to study alien ferns as potential invaders, including looking at the Australian tree fern into more detail in the Southern Cape. This project is to group all postings of the Aussie Invader Fern together to make it easier for them

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Plattekloof Natural Heritage Site

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To passively capture species data recorded from the site.

Critically Endangered Serruria aemula

Morningstar Vliegveld

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To passively capture species data for the new conservation area.

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Fauna & Flora of Port st Johns

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Silver Trees in Table Mountain National Park

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An honors student at SU is going to survey Phytophthora and Armillaria in silver tree stands around table mountain and we would like to use citizen generated data to randomly pick our sites.

Scottish Seabird Centre Holiday club

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To survey the intertidal zones in North Berwick.

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Legumes of the Western Cape Province Overberg Region

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To provide a useful quick reference to legumes from Western Cape Overberg region. The area has a rich range of habitats, soil substrates and vegetation types. The two main types are fynbos and renosterveld but many limestone endemics also occur in the region.

Observations of the Year in southern Africa

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Every month southern African iSpotters nominate observations for Observation of the month, which becomes observations of the year.

This project collects the creme-de-la-creme of our southern African observations and displays it for those interested.

if you wish to use the pictures, please go to the observation and place a request with the users (add a comment).

Should the Silky Oak be a NEMBA Category 3 species?

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We are assessing the invasive potential of the Silky Oak in South Africa.
In South Africa, trees of this species are used mostly as windbreaks and for agroforestry in farms and along roads and as a shade tree. They are also commonly used in parking lots and house yards as ornamentals.

The aim of this Masters project is to assess the invasiveness of G. robusta in South Africa by determining its distribution and rate of naturalization.

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Introduction to Ecosystems with FutureLearn 2017

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This project shows observations that added by students taking the Introduction to Ecosystems course, a free online course from The Open University via FutureLearn. The first presentation of the course for this year starts on 20 February 2017.

Observations appearing here are those with the course tag:
#FLeco17

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Karoo Biogaps 3210_2445

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The Karoo Biogaps Project aims to document fauna and flora in the Greater Karoo region. See more here: http://www.ispotnature.org/projects/karoo-biogaps

This collates the data for Pentad 3210_2445.

This Pentad lies about 37 Km NW of Graaff Reinet. It is Karoo Escarpment Grassland in the Dry Highveld Grassland Bioregion.

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Karoo Biogaps 3125_2610

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The Karoo Biogaps Project aims to document fauna and flora in the Greater Karoo region. See more here: http://www.ispotnature.org/projects/karoo-biogaps

This collates the data for Pentad 3125_2610.

This Pentad is SW of Molteno, between the R397 and the R391 . It is Karoo Escarpment Grassland in the Dry Highveld Grassland Bioregion.

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Karoo Biogaps Rockcliffe 3255_2535

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The Karoo Biogaps Project aims to document fauna and flora in the Greater Karoo region. See more here: http://www.ispotnature.org/projects/karoo-biogaps

This collates the data for Pentad 3255_2535.

This Pentad is about 30 Km SE of Somerset East, between Middleton and the R335 . It is Great Fish Thicket in the Albany Thicket Bioregion.

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Karoo BioGaps 3205_2545

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The Karoo Biogaps Project aims to document fauna and flora in the Greater Karoo region. See more here: http://www.ispotnature.org/projects/karoo-biogaps

This collates the data for Pentad 3205_2545.

This Pentad is about 15 Km East of Cradock along the R61. It is Tarkastad Montane Shrubland in the Sub-Escarpment Grassland Bioregion.

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I need help identifying an indoor plant

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My house mate bought me a couple of plants for Christmas. The guy at the nursery said they were all indoor plants that should not be in the sun.. I n the past few days they have started flopping over and looking like they are dying. Can someone assist me with what this plant needs.. ie sun or no sun / more water ir less water.. I am so sad that the little guys look like they are dying.
Thanks

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Project Mayfield

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To build up a database of the species visiting Mayfield.

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Quar (Psydrax)

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Experimenting with this feature of iSpot.
Maybe I could find a way to explain the Quar tag better?

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KZN Flower Sites : The Bend

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The flowering plants of The Bend estate. This is a unique collection of forest and grassland flowers which is open to the public once a quarter.

The aim of the KZN Flower Sites is to document good places to see Flowers in KZN and to evaluate them. This is the first but it i slow progress.