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Category: Monarch Citizen Science

2010 MLMP updates from Karen Oberhauser

Dear MLMP Monitors: There’s no milkweed up in central Minnesota yet, but it’s good to read reports of monarchs moving north from southern MLMP team members. I’m sending a few quick reminders about the upcoming monitoring season, our new website, and exciting data analyses. Since we’ve made a few changes to our data sheets, please download them from the website to make sure you’re using the most current versions. As always, please let us know if you have questions or comments, and THANKS for your great work. Read More »

Driven to Discover: Enabling Authentic Inquiry Through Citizen Science

The University of Minnesota’s MonarchLab blends science research, K-12 science education programs, and citizen science, with boundaries between all of these programs often blurring. These boundaries have just gotten a little more fuzzy, as we embark on a new program that uses citizen science as a vehicle for engaging youth in authentic science research.  Read More »

Citizen Science Programs

Many of our readers are aware of our Citizen Science project, the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project, but there are also many other Citizen Science projects. Some focus on monarchs, while others do not. Here is a small sample of some of the other opportunities. Read More »

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