Los Angeles Butterfly Survey
|Presented By||Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County|
|Goal||Help compile complete record of butterflies in L.A.|
|Task||Spot, record, share sightings of LA butterflies.|
|Where||Los Angeles, California|
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is partnering with Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) to share data and learn more about L.A. butterflies and moths. Help us find and photograph them in Los Angeles.
We know there are 237 species recorded for L.A, County, but how many can you find?
|How to Join||
Step 1: Find and Photograph Wild Butterflies and Moths. Go outside to find wild butterflies and moths. When you find them, take a photograph. In L.A. butterflies and moths can be found year round, but the best time to find them is Spring through Fall.
Step 2: Identify the Butterflies and Moths. If you can't figure it out, don't worry the BAMONA staff will do it for you.
Step 3: Submit your Information. Go to the Museum’s website nhm.org/butterflysurvey to link to the submission page. There you can upload your digital images along with your sighting information (date, time, location, and additional field notes).
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||On a hike, On a walk, run, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At home|
|Tags||BAMONA, biodiversity, Butterflies and Months of North America, butterfly, citizen science, habitat, Los Angeles, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, NHM|
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