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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 »

Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council’s 2015 conference “Advances in Invasive Plant Science

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Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council 2015 Conference Advances in Invasive Plant Science: Applying research outcomes to management and restoration at the species, community, and landscape levels Tuesday, August 4 & Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Juniata College, Ellis Hall Ballroom Huntingdon, PA Registration for the Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council’s 2015 conference “Advances in Invasive Plant Science,” August 4th 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 »

Wild Ones Conference and Annual Meeting

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Deadline extended:  Register online by August 15 The 2017 Wild Ones Annual Meeting and Chapter Leadership Conference will be held Aug. 19 at Seno K/RLT (Kenosha/Racine Land Trust) Conservancy.   Located near Lake Geneva in southeastern Wisconsin, meetings will be held at Seno’s picturesque, rustic barn, which has been converted for education and event space. The 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 »

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 »