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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 https://www.usanpn.org/nn/ShadyInvaders. PROJECT BACKGROUND Invasive more »

New Monarch Watch Citizen Scientist Project

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Citizen Scientists Project Monarch Watch is seeking the immediate assistance of hundreds of monarch enthusiasts (citizen scientists) in collecting observations of monarchs in their area during the spring and fall. This project is an attempt to assemble quantitative data on monarch numbers at critical times during the breeding season. The data from these observations will 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 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. 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 more »

Seeds For Education Grants

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Seeds For Education Grant Submissions Due October 15, 2017 For the last 20 years, the Wild Ones Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education (SFE) program has provided small grants  of up to $500 nationwide to bring nature into schoolyards and community sites with native landscapes such as butterfly and pollinator gardens, nature trails, wildlife habitats and more »

2017 State of the Chapter Report

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Summary of Year: [text* year] Your Name: [text* your-name] Your Email: [email* your-email] Chapter Name: [text* chapter-name] Ave. number of members at meetings: [text members] How many non-members: [text nonmembers] Highlights–Tell about the highlight(s) among your Chapter’s activities. [textarea highlights] What are your most effective membership development tactics? Member retention tactics? [textarea membership-tactics] If your 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 more »