University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota, Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife
2003 Upper Buford Circle, Suite 135
St. Paul, MN 55108
Citizen scientists collect long-term data on larval monarch populations and milkweed habitat. The overarching goal of the project is to better understand how and why monarch populations vary in time and space, with a focus on monarch distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America.
Invertebrates (mussels, dragonflies, etc.)
Data Type(s) Collected:
Distribution and Range
Threats to Populations
Habitat Conditions and/or Availability
# of Volunteers:
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Data analysis and reporting
Staff consultation with individual monitors
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Training sessions for new volunteers
Accepting New Volunteers?
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