Southwest Monarch Study
|Presented By||Southwest Monarch Study, a Citizen Science Study|
|Goal||Learn about monarch butterfly migration & breeding in the SW USA|
|Task||Monitor monarch breeding habitats; tag monarchs in Fall|
|Where||Southwest Monarch Study|
The Southwest Monarch Study is a Citizen-Science program dedicated to monarch butterfly research and conservation in the Southwest United States including Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, western Colorado and the California deserts. We provide training to help citizen scientists tag monarchs on their migration and to grow and monitor monarch habitats.
|Project Timing||Monitoring and tagging when monarchs are present in a location. This can vary by location.|
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Ideal Frequency||Per week|
|Average Time||An hour or so|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||On a hike, On a walk, run, At school, At home, At a science center, zoo or aquarium|
|Tags||monarch butterflies, monarch caterpillars, southwest monarch study, tagging monarchs|
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