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Shady Invader Citizen Science Project

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Editor’s Note: Here is an opportunity for you to be a citizen scientist and learn how to identify the shady invaders. This was brought to our attention by Erynn Maynard, PhD Candidate at Pennsylvania State University. She will be using the data for the next two years. For more information, visit PROJECT BACKGROUND Invasive… Read more »

Citizen Scientist Training

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During the 2015 Wild Ones Annual Conference, Dr. Karen Oberhauser and Sanny Oberhauser taught attendees “how to be a citizen scientist” an introduction and training in various citizen science programs related to monarchs. To learn more about monarchs and what citizen scientists look for, watch the hands-on video of this training. Here is a second video of Dr. Oberhauser’s… Read more »

Citizen Scientists Wanted

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This year’s Wild for Monarchs (WFM) campaign expands to include citizen science citizen-scientist activities.  Through our partnership with Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) we are able to present four different citizen science activities sponsored by Journey North, Monarch Watch, Monarch Larva Monitoring Project and Monarch Health along with our very own WFM Native Butterfly/Habitat Recognition Program…. Read more »

Citizen Scientist

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Help Monarch Butterfly Conservation through Citizen Science Monitoring The monarch (Danaus plexippus) migration is one of the most awe-inspiring phenomenon in nature and may serve as an indicator of the health of our environment and the well-being of the Earth. Become part of a growing citizen science effort in North America to help monitor the status… Read more »

Wild Ones Annual Conference — Flight of the Monarch

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The public is invited to attend this year’s annual Wild Ones conference held under the circus tent in the WILD Center prairie August 14-16, 2015 in Neenah, Wisconsin. Friday evening’s reception, August 14, features author Bill Berry who will tell conference attendees about the amazing people featured in his book Banning DDT:  How Citizen Activists… Read more »

Wild Ones and National Strategy to Promote Health of Pollinators

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Wild Ones is pleased to announce that the White House has issued the National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators  Preserving, restoring and establishing native plant communities is the most effective way to preserve habitat for native pollinators – bees, butterflies, including monarchs, ants, and bats.  We see this strategy as a… Read more »