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MonarchNet News, April 2014

Mar 27, 2014


  • Community Science

In this second issue of MJV's citizen science newsletter (MonarchNet News), you'll enjoy reading about: 

Can Citizen Scientists Do Research?
The Different Types of Citizen Science Projects
Observations on Monarch Migration in the Southeast by Richard RuBino
Program Highlight: The Southwest Monarch Study
Volunteer Spotlight: Gail Morris (SWMS) 

Citizen scientist volunteers engage in monarch conservation, education and monitoring to varying degrees. While most collect data and report observations to the larger project, some volunteers engage in improving project design, analyzing data, and even help to facilitate the project. Volunteers have played a vital role in expanding our understanding of monarchs through citizen science.   

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