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Citizen Science Opportunities - Fall Migration 2013

As the fall migration begins it is imperative that we document our observations of this phenomenal event by participating in citizen science projects, such as Journey North or Monarch Watch Tagging.  Read More »

Oberhauser Announced as Citizen Science Champion of Change

Dr. Karen Oberhauser from the University of Minnesota Monarch Lab was selected for the White House Citizen Science Champions of Change Award for her extensive work with monarch citizen science programs.  Read More »

Monarch Butterfly Google Earth Tour

Encylopedia of Life has created a Google Earth tour of monarchs and their journey across North America. From geographic animations to citizen scientist and researcher interviews, the video covers breeding, migration, and overwintering.  Read More »

Wild for Monarchs Campaign

In partnership with the Monarch Joint Venture, Wild Ones has launched a national campaign to endorse the use of native milkeed and nectar plants to support monarchs. Wild Ones chapters nationally are reaching out to educate others about native gardening.  Read More »

2012-13 Overwintering Population Report

The monarch overwintering population in Mexico overwintering sanctuaries reached an all-time low of 1.19 hectares in 2012-13. You can support monarchs by planting milkweed and nectar plants, becoming a citizen scientist monitor, and by educating others.  Read More »