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Newsletters
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Monitoring Tips
Flyers / Brochures
Other Resources

Displays

MLMP Poster

MLMP Poster

(File size: 1 MB, Type: ppt)

Use this poster as a template to design an MLMP poster for your site, or use as is.

Unveiling Nature’s Mysteries Sign

MLMP "Unveiling Nature's Mysteries" Sign

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

Volunteers can print this sign and place it in their monitoring site to inform people who pass by.

Presentations

MLMP Goals and Roles Presentation

MLMP Goals and Roles Presentation

(File size: 5 MB, Type: pptx)

Use this presentation to establish the purpose and goals of the MLMP and volunteers participating in the project. 

MLMP Methods Presentation

MLMP Methods Presentation

(File size: 5 MB, Type: pptx)

This presentation covers methods for MLMP activities. 

MLMP Results

MLMP Results

(File size: 15 MB, Type: pptx)

Use this presentation to illustrate results and findings that have come from MLMP data contributed by our volunteers. 

MLMP Biology and Conservation

MLMP Biology and Conservation

(File size: 9 MB, Type: ppt)

Start with the basics! Use this presentation to educate your audience on basic monarch biology, threats, and conservation. 

Training Session Materials

Trainer Event Documentation

Trainer Event Documentation

(File size: 93 KB, Type: pdf)

For trainers to keep track of individual training events

Working with the Media

Working with the Media

(File size: 284 KB, Type: pdf)

Monarch Monitoring Handbook

Monarch Monitoring Handbook

(File size: 5 MB, Type: pdf)

Pre-Training Learning Goals

Pre-Training Learning Goals

(File size: 322 KB, Type: pdf)

Use this template at MLMP or monarch citizen science trainings to capture what volunteer learning goals are. 

Post-Training Evaluation

Post-Training Evaluation

(File size: 23 KB, Type: docx)

Use this template evaluation to assess training success and participant satisfaction. Use feedback to improve future training events, and share results with MLMP. 

MLMP Training Tips

MLMP Training Tips

(File size: 325 KB, Type: pdf)

This document provides training tips for hosting an MLMP or citizen science training event to recruit and educate new volunteers. Learn from what others have experienced over the past 20 years! 

Monitoring Rules and Tips

Monitoring Rules and Tips

(File size: 295 KB, Type: pdf)

Use these simple rules and tips for MLMP monitoring to make your experience even more enjoyable. 

Finding a Site to Monitor

Finding a Site to Monitor

(File size: 287 KB, Type: pdf)

Don't have a milkweed habitat/site already in mind for monitoring? This useful document can point you in the right direction for identifying sites you may be able to start monitoring. 

Captive Breeding and Releasing Monarchs

Captive Breeding and Releasing Monarchs

(File size: 119 KB, Type: pdf)

If rearing monarchs, using responsible practices is important. With MLMP's Estimating Survival Activity, we encourage reporting of monarchs that are reared while being conscious of disease and other risks outlined in this document. 

MLMP Goals and Roles Presentation

MLMP Goals and Roles Presentation

(File size: 5 MB, Type: pptx)

Use this presentation to establish the purpose and goals of the MLMP and volunteers participating in the project. 

MLMP Methods Presentation

MLMP Methods Presentation

(File size: 5 MB, Type: pptx)

This presentation covers methods for MLMP activities. 

MLMP Results

MLMP Results

(File size: 15 MB, Type: pptx)

Use this presentation to illustrate results and findings that have come from MLMP data contributed by our volunteers. 

MLMP Biology and Conservation

MLMP Biology and Conservation

(File size: 9 MB, Type: ppt)

Start with the basics! Use this presentation to educate your audience on basic monarch biology, threats, and conservation. 

Practice Sheet for Measuring Monarch Density

Practice Sheet for Measuring Monarch Density

(File size: 182 KB, Type: pdf)

Before you go out into the field to practice, or if weather is poor, use this Activity 1 practice sheet with volunteers to walk them through how to record information for this activity. 

For Trainers

For MLMP Certified Trainers, these materials should be used as a guide to plan your own training.

Trainer Event Documentation

Trainer Event Documentation

(File size: 93 KB, Type: pdf)

For trainers to keep track of individual training events

Pre-Training Learning Goals

Pre-Training Learning Goals

(File size: 322 KB, Type: pdf)

Use this template at MLMP or monarch citizen science trainings to capture what volunteer learning goals are. 

Post-Training Evaluation

Post-Training Evaluation

(File size: 23 KB, Type: docx)

Use this template evaluation to assess training success and participant satisfaction. Use feedback to improve future training events, and share results with MLMP. 

MLMP Training Tips

MLMP Training Tips

(File size: 325 KB, Type: pdf)

This document provides training tips for hosting an MLMP or citizen science training event to recruit and educate new volunteers. Learn from what others have experienced over the past 20 years! 

MLMP Goals and Roles Presentation

MLMP Goals and Roles Presentation

(File size: 5 MB, Type: pptx)

Use this presentation to establish the purpose and goals of the MLMP and volunteers participating in the project. 

MLMP Methods Presentation

MLMP Methods Presentation

(File size: 5 MB, Type: pptx)

This presentation covers methods for MLMP activities. 

MLMP Results

MLMP Results

(File size: 15 MB, Type: pptx)

Use this presentation to illustrate results and findings that have come from MLMP data contributed by our volunteers. 

MLMP Biology and Conservation

MLMP Biology and Conservation

(File size: 9 MB, Type: ppt)

Start with the basics! Use this presentation to educate your audience on basic monarch biology, threats, and conservation. 

Practice Sheet for Measuring Monarch Density

Practice Sheet for Measuring Monarch Density

(File size: 182 KB, Type: pdf)

Before you go out into the field to practice, or if weather is poor, use this Activity 1 practice sheet with volunteers to walk them through how to record information for this activity. 

For Participants

For participants in a training done by an MLMP Certified Trainer

Monarch Monitoring Handbook

Monarch Monitoring Handbook

(File size: 5 MB, Type: pdf)

Monitoring Rules and Tips

Monitoring Rules and Tips

(File size: 295 KB, Type: pdf)

Use these simple rules and tips for MLMP monitoring to make your experience even more enjoyable. 

Finding a Site to Monitor

Finding a Site to Monitor

(File size: 287 KB, Type: pdf)

Don't have a milkweed habitat/site already in mind for monitoring? This useful document can point you in the right direction for identifying sites you may be able to start monitoring. 

Captive Breeding and Releasing Monarchs

Captive Breeding and Releasing Monarchs

(File size: 119 KB, Type: pdf)

If rearing monarchs, using responsible practices is important. With MLMP's Estimating Survival Activity, we encourage reporting of monarchs that are reared while being conscious of disease and other risks outlined in this document. 

Newsletters

MLMP Update Winter 2016-2017

MLMP Update Winter 2016-2017

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: Against All Odds, a poem by George Kittell; Winter Monitoring Tips; MLMP Summer 2016 Data update; MLMP Tachinid Fly Discovery Update; MLMP Scenario - How should I keep my monarchs organized?; New Research Uses MLMP Data to Inform Monarch Conservation.

MLMP Update Fall 2016

MLMP Update Fall 2016

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: My Summer as an MLMP Newbie; A Roadside Recovery: Destroyed MLMP Site Gets City Council Support; "Do I need a permit for this?" How to check if you need a permit, and why; Share Photos with the MLMP Gallery.

MLMP Update Summer 2016

MLMP Update Summer 2016

(File size: 746 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update Spring 2016

MLMP Update Spring 2016

(File size: 831 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update 2015 Monitoring Season

MLMP Update 2015 Monitoring Season

(File size: 937 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update June 2015

MLMP Update June 2015

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update March 2015

MLMP Update March 2015

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update December 2014

MLMP Update December 2014

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update Fall 2014

MLMP Update Fall 2014

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update Summer 2014

MLMP Update Summer 2014

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update Spring 2014

MLMP Update Spring 2014

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update January - February 2014

MLMP Update January - February 2014

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update October - December 2013

MLMP Update October - December 2013

(File size: 883 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update August - September 2013

MLMP Update August - September 2013

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update July 2013

MLMP Update July 2013

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Newsletter 2011

MLMP Newsletter 2011

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: What the Data Say: Monarch Populations over Time; Tachinid Flies and Monarch Density; Interactions Between Migration and Disease; Milkweed Aphids; MLMP: Beyond the Data; Tips for a Successful Monitoring Season in 2011; MLMP Volunteer Photos; Driven to Discover: Citizen Science Research; Got Milkweed?; Volunteer Spotlight: John and Marlene Weber; Volunteer Honor Roll.

MLMP Newsletter 2010

MLMP Newsletter 2010

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: Upper Midwest Data Analysis; Western Overwintering Grounds;MLMP Volunteers: Advocates; Monarchs in the Desert; Driven to Discover & Key Monitoring Tips; Support Monarch Habitat!; Volunteers In Action; NewMLMP Website & Protocol; Non-native Milkweed; Journal Articles with MLMPData; MLMP Honor Roll; Monarch Store.

MLMP Newsletter 2009

MLMP Newsletter 2009

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2009 Real Science With Kids, The Effects and Importance of Predation on Immature Monarchs, Create a Butterfly Garden, Monarch Habitat Conservation, Ecoregional Planting Guides, Pollinator Conservation Efforts, Milkweed Identification, Monarch Monitoring Handbook: A Guide to Helping Monarchs, Visiting the People and Monarchs of Mexico, Texas Drought: How Rainfall Affects Monarchs, New Aphid Study.

MLMP Newsletter 2008

MLMP Newsletter 2008

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2008 The Deforestation in Monarch Overwintering Sites, Combining Monarch Data to Study the Monarch Species, Trilateral Monarch Monitoring Handbook, Oe Study by MLMP volunteer Diane Rock, More Monarch Research at Fair Oaks Ranch, Wasps and Monarchs, Recent MLMPResearch Publications, Milkweed Mysteries: An Update from Deb Marcinski, Monarch Crossword Puzzle, Volunteers in Action, Milkweed Dangers: Aphids and Slugs.

MLMP Newsletter 2007

MLMP Newsletter 2007

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2007 Monarch Numbers Update: From the milkweed fields and Mexico, Tachinid Flies and Monarchs (and Wasps!), Ilse Gebhard: Does Spotted Knapweed Repel Monarch Butterflies?, Milkweed Mysteries: Deb Marcinski, MLMP FAQs, Monarch Word Search, Monitoring Materials, Volunteers in Action, Milkweed in the Garden, Milkweed Mysteries: John Sanders and Karl Pauli, Black Shallow-Wort in central Vermont: Michael Bald.

MLMP Newsletter 2006

MLMP Newsletter 2006

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2006 Monarch Numbers Update: From the milkweed fields and Mexico…, Possible Changes in Monarch Fall Migration Detected in Texas, Geographical Variation: How did 2004 and 2005 Stack up?, Monarch Crossword Puzzle, MLMP Volunteers Attend Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly Symposium, Monitoring Materials, Volunteer Spotlight: Annette Strom, Volunteer Spotlight: Charlie Gatchel, MLMP Volunteers Hard at Work, Project MonarchHealth: A new citizen science opportunity!, MLMP Want-ads: Researchers Needed!, A Curious Find in California, Monarch Migration Along Lake Michigan by Ilse Gebhard.

MLMP Newsletter 2005

MLMP Newsletter 2005

(File size: 3 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2005 Monarch Numbers Update, Geographical Variation: How did 2004 Stack up?, A Curious Find in Florida, Male or Female, Matching Game: What’s in YOUR Milkweed Patch?, The MLMP Goes to College, Some of Beth’s Students’ Projects, Monarch Materials, Volunteer Spotlight: Sandy Cofran, Trapped in a Pupa for Six Weeks, MLMP Volunteers Hard at Work, Monarch Monitoring Challenges, Train-the Trainer Sessions: 2002-2004, Trainer Spotlight: Judy Packard, Monarch Breeding Distribution under a Changed Climate.

MLMP Newsletter 2004

MLMP Newsletter 2004

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2004 What do the Numbers Say: 2003 North Monarch Breeding Numbers, Tachinid Flies: Where were they in 2003?, Monarch Lab Research: Mosquito Spray and Monarchs, Monarchs and Global Climate Change, 2004 Storm in Mexico Colonies, Sneaky Look-Alikes, Test Your Monitoring Know-How, MLMP and Student Research: Laura Molenaar, science teacher on sabbatical with the MLMP, Monitoring Materials, MLMP Much More Than Monarchs, MLMP Volunteers Hard at Work, Mostly, FAQ's, Putting a Face to the Name: 2004 U MN MLMP Crew, MLMP Trainer Spotlight: Duane Flynn & Suzanne Simmons, MLMP Trainers and Train-the-Trainer Session, Royal Visitor by Paul G. Dextraze, MLMP Findings in Print!

MLMP Newsletter 2003

MLMP Newsletter 2003

(File size: 886 KB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2003 Monarch Numbers: What can the MLMP tell us about the effects of the January 2002 Storm in Mexico?, An Endangered Royal Flight by Sanny Oberhauser, Geographical Variation: How did 2002 Stack up?, Predation and Parasitism in the Milkweed Patch, Milkweed Community Matching Game, Monarchs and Biotechnology, Milkweed Mania, Quick Tips for Successful Monitoring, What a Site!: Finding a monitoring site, Reflections from MLMP volunteers, Meet the MLMP Staff, MLMP and Middle School Student Research, New Partnerships, Trainer Spotlight: Ridlon (Kip) Kiphart, Monarch Butterfly Biology and Conservation, Milkweed, Monarchs and More.

MLMP Newsletter 2001

MLMP Newsletter 2001

(File size: 3 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: MLMP News; Monarch And Citizen Science; Geographical Variation In Monarch Densities; Monarchs And Their Natural Enemies; Monitoring Fall Reproduction; Year-To-Year Variation In Monarch Densities; Spotlight On A Volunteer; Returning Data; What Is MLMP?

MLMP Newsletter 2000

MLMP Newsletter 2000

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: Monitoring News; Monitoring Results; Participants’ Reflections; Acknowledgements; Call For 2000 Volunteers; Workshop Announcements.

MLMP Update May-June 2013

MLMP Update May-June 2013

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update April 2013

MLMP Update April 2013

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update February 2013

MLMP Update February 2013

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update December 2012-January 2013

MLMP Update December 2012-January 2013

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update November 2012

MLMP Update November 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update August 2012

MLMP Update August 2012

(File size: 427 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update November 2015

MLMP Update November 2015

(File size: 942 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update October 2012

MLMP Update October 2012

(File size: 411 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update September 2012

MLMP Update September 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update June-July 2012

MLMP Update June-July 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update May 2012

MLMP Update May 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update April 2012

MLMP Update April 2012

(File size: 345 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update March 2012

MLMP Update March 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update February 2012

MLMP Update February 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update January 2012

MLMP Update January 2012

(File size: 703 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update December 2011

MLMP Update December 2011

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update October 2011

MLMP Update October 2011

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update September 2011

MLMP Update September 2011

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update August 2011

MLMP Update August 2011

(File size: 501 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update July 2011

MLMP Update July 2011

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update June 2011

MLMP Update June 2011

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update May 2011

MLMP Update May 2011

(File size: 914 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update November 2011

MLMP Update November 2011

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Annual Newsletters

MLMP Newsletter 2011

MLMP Newsletter 2011

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: What the Data Say: Monarch Populations over Time; Tachinid Flies and Monarch Density; Interactions Between Migration and Disease; Milkweed Aphids; MLMP: Beyond the Data; Tips for a Successful Monitoring Season in 2011; MLMP Volunteer Photos; Driven to Discover: Citizen Science Research; Got Milkweed?; Volunteer Spotlight: John and Marlene Weber; Volunteer Honor Roll.

MLMP Newsletter 2010

MLMP Newsletter 2010

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: Upper Midwest Data Analysis; Western Overwintering Grounds;MLMP Volunteers: Advocates; Monarchs in the Desert; Driven to Discover & Key Monitoring Tips; Support Monarch Habitat!; Volunteers In Action; NewMLMP Website & Protocol; Non-native Milkweed; Journal Articles with MLMPData; MLMP Honor Roll; Monarch Store.

MLMP Newsletter 2009

MLMP Newsletter 2009

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2009 Real Science With Kids, The Effects and Importance of Predation on Immature Monarchs, Create a Butterfly Garden, Monarch Habitat Conservation, Ecoregional Planting Guides, Pollinator Conservation Efforts, Milkweed Identification, Monarch Monitoring Handbook: A Guide to Helping Monarchs, Visiting the People and Monarchs of Mexico, Texas Drought: How Rainfall Affects Monarchs, New Aphid Study.

MLMP Newsletter 2008

MLMP Newsletter 2008

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2008 The Deforestation in Monarch Overwintering Sites, Combining Monarch Data to Study the Monarch Species, Trilateral Monarch Monitoring Handbook, Oe Study by MLMP volunteer Diane Rock, More Monarch Research at Fair Oaks Ranch, Wasps and Monarchs, Recent MLMPResearch Publications, Milkweed Mysteries: An Update from Deb Marcinski, Monarch Crossword Puzzle, Volunteers in Action, Milkweed Dangers: Aphids and Slugs.

MLMP Newsletter 2007

MLMP Newsletter 2007

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2007 Monarch Numbers Update: From the milkweed fields and Mexico, Tachinid Flies and Monarchs (and Wasps!), Ilse Gebhard: Does Spotted Knapweed Repel Monarch Butterflies?, Milkweed Mysteries: Deb Marcinski, MLMP FAQs, Monarch Word Search, Monitoring Materials, Volunteers in Action, Milkweed in the Garden, Milkweed Mysteries: John Sanders and Karl Pauli, Black Shallow-Wort in central Vermont: Michael Bald.

MLMP Newsletter 2006

MLMP Newsletter 2006

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2006 Monarch Numbers Update: From the milkweed fields and Mexico…, Possible Changes in Monarch Fall Migration Detected in Texas, Geographical Variation: How did 2004 and 2005 Stack up?, Monarch Crossword Puzzle, MLMP Volunteers Attend Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly Symposium, Monitoring Materials, Volunteer Spotlight: Annette Strom, Volunteer Spotlight: Charlie Gatchel, MLMP Volunteers Hard at Work, Project MonarchHealth: A new citizen science opportunity!, MLMP Want-ads: Researchers Needed!, A Curious Find in California, Monarch Migration Along Lake Michigan by Ilse Gebhard.

MLMP Newsletter 2005

MLMP Newsletter 2005

(File size: 3 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2005 Monarch Numbers Update, Geographical Variation: How did 2004 Stack up?, A Curious Find in Florida, Male or Female, Matching Game: What’s in YOUR Milkweed Patch?, The MLMP Goes to College, Some of Beth’s Students’ Projects, Monarch Materials, Volunteer Spotlight: Sandy Cofran, Trapped in a Pupa for Six Weeks, MLMP Volunteers Hard at Work, Monarch Monitoring Challenges, Train-the Trainer Sessions: 2002-2004, Trainer Spotlight: Judy Packard, Monarch Breeding Distribution under a Changed Climate.

MLMP Newsletter 2004

MLMP Newsletter 2004

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2004 What do the Numbers Say: 2003 North Monarch Breeding Numbers, Tachinid Flies: Where were they in 2003?, Monarch Lab Research: Mosquito Spray and Monarchs, Monarchs and Global Climate Change, 2004 Storm in Mexico Colonies, Sneaky Look-Alikes, Test Your Monitoring Know-How, MLMP and Student Research: Laura Molenaar, science teacher on sabbatical with the MLMP, Monitoring Materials, MLMP Much More Than Monarchs, MLMP Volunteers Hard at Work, Mostly, FAQ's, Putting a Face to the Name: 2004 U MN MLMP Crew, MLMP Trainer Spotlight: Duane Flynn & Suzanne Simmons, MLMP Trainers and Train-the-Trainer Session, Royal Visitor by Paul G. Dextraze, MLMP Findings in Print!

MLMP Newsletter 2003

MLMP Newsletter 2003

(File size: 886 KB, Type: pdf)

Contents: 2003 Monarch Numbers: What can the MLMP tell us about the effects of the January 2002 Storm in Mexico?, An Endangered Royal Flight by Sanny Oberhauser, Geographical Variation: How did 2002 Stack up?, Predation and Parasitism in the Milkweed Patch, Milkweed Community Matching Game, Monarchs and Biotechnology, Milkweed Mania, Quick Tips for Successful Monitoring, What a Site!: Finding a monitoring site, Reflections from MLMP volunteers, Meet the MLMP Staff, MLMP and Middle School Student Research, New Partnerships, Trainer Spotlight: Ridlon (Kip) Kiphart, Monarch Butterfly Biology and Conservation, Milkweed, Monarchs and More.

MLMP Newsletter 2001

MLMP Newsletter 2001

(File size: 3 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: MLMP News; Monarch And Citizen Science; Geographical Variation In Monarch Densities; Monarchs And Their Natural Enemies; Monitoring Fall Reproduction; Year-To-Year Variation In Monarch Densities; Spotlight On A Volunteer; Returning Data; What Is MLMP?

MLMP Newsletter 2000

MLMP Newsletter 2000

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: Monitoring News; Monitoring Results; Participants’ Reflections; Acknowledgements; Call For 2000 Volunteers; Workshop Announcements.

Monthly Updates

MLMP Update November 2015

MLMP Update November 2015

(File size: 942 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update June 2015

MLMP Update June 2015

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update March 2015

MLMP Update March 2015

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update December 2014

MLMP Update December 2014

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update Fall 2014

MLMP Update Fall 2014

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update Summer 2014

MLMP Update Summer 2014

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update Spring 2014

MLMP Update Spring 2014

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update January - February 2014

MLMP Update January - February 2014

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update October - December 2013

MLMP Update October - December 2013

(File size: 883 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update August - September 2013

MLMP Update August - September 2013

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update July 2013

MLMP Update July 2013

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update May-June 2013

MLMP Update May-June 2013

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update April 2013

MLMP Update April 2013

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update February 2013

MLMP Update February 2013

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update December 2012-January 2013

MLMP Update December 2012-January 2013

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update November 2012

MLMP Update November 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update October 2012

MLMP Update October 2012

(File size: 411 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update September 2012

MLMP Update September 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update August 2012

MLMP Update August 2012

(File size: 427 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update June-July 2012

MLMP Update June-July 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update May 2012

MLMP Update May 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update April 2012

MLMP Update April 2012

(File size: 345 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update March 2012

MLMP Update March 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update February 2012

MLMP Update February 2012

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update January 2012

MLMP Update January 2012

(File size: 703 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update December 2011

MLMP Update December 2011

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update November 2011

MLMP Update November 2011

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update October 2011

MLMP Update October 2011

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update September 2011

MLMP Update September 2011

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update August 2011

MLMP Update August 2011

(File size: 501 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update July 2011

MLMP Update July 2011

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update June 2011

MLMP Update June 2011

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update May 2011

MLMP Update May 2011

(File size: 914 KB, Type: pdf)

MLMP Update Fall 2016

MLMP Update Fall 2016

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

Contents: My Summer as an MLMP Newbie; A Roadside Recovery: Destroyed MLMP Site Gets City Council Support; "Do I need a permit for this?" How to check if you need a permit, and why; Share Photos with the MLMP Gallery.

Larval Identification

A Field Guide to Monarch Caterpillars

A Field Guide to Monarch Caterpillars

(File size: 2 MB, Type: pdf)

Monitoring Tips

Monitoring Rules and Tips

Monitoring Rules and Tips

(File size: 295 KB, Type: pdf)

Use these simple rules and tips for MLMP monitoring to make your experience even more enjoyable. 

Finding a Site to Monitor

Finding a Site to Monitor

(File size: 287 KB, Type: pdf)

Don't have a milkweed habitat/site already in mind for monitoring? This useful document can point you in the right direction for identifying sites you may be able to start monitoring. 

Captive Breeding and Releasing Monarchs

Captive Breeding and Releasing Monarchs

(File size: 119 KB, Type: pdf)

If rearing monarchs, using responsible practices is important. With MLMP's Estimating Survival Activity, we encourage reporting of monarchs that are reared while being conscious of disease and other risks outlined in this document. 

Flyers / Brochures

MLMP Brochure

Monarch Larva Monitoring Project Brochure

(File size: 1 MB, Type: pdf)

The MLMP brochure provides basic information on the project and how to participate. It is great for sharing at public outreach events to help recruit new volunteers! 

Other Resources

North American Monarch Conservation Plan

North American Monarch Conservation Plan

(File size: 6 MB, Type: pdf)

Published in 2008, this plan gives an account of monarchs, main risk factors affecting them and their habitat throughout the flyway and summarizes conservation actions taken in the US, Canada and Mexico.

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