UW-Madison Arboretum & Monarch Joint Venture
Karen Oberhauser and Wendy Caldwell
1207 Seminole Hwy
Madison, WI 53711
Monarch Butterflies; pollinators
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:
Threats to Populations
Distribution and Range
Habitat Conditions and/or Availability
# of Volunteers:
Volunteer monitor newsletter
Data analysis and reporting
Staff consultation with individual monitors
Links to websites of other programs
Training sessions for new volunteers
Accepting New Volunteers?
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