http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/ Look what I found eating my parsley! A little research on caterpillar identification in Google and I discovered I have the beginnings of a swallowtail butterfly.
Amateur scientists are observing nature and participating with scientists in research thanks to the internet.
Firefly watch from Boston Museum is one such collaboration: https://www.mos.org/fireflywatch/about_firefly_watch
How did I find these great sites? I looked for organizations on the internet by searching like this in Google:
And I used a Creative Commons image (copyleft or copyright free) to decorate my page. Enjoy the summer!