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The Fairchild Challenge- Citizen Science

Main Project Information
Goal Evaluate the success of restoration and conservation of the Flor
Task Students conduct weekly visits to monitor the frequency of local
Where Global, anywhere on the planet

The information gained through this monitoring project provides a method for evaluating the success of restoration and conservation of the Florida Native Butterfly Plant Exhibit at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Monitoring efforts are conducted weekly by visiting 6-12 grade students participating in Fairchild’s Field Studies Environmental Education Program. The general management goal for this area is to protect and enhance native Florida plant species and communities of butterflies, and to introduce middle and high schools students to citizen science data collection methods

Ideal Age Group Adults
Type of Activity While fishing, On a walk, run, On a hike
Project Updated 04/21/2017