Identifying monarchs with numbered tags
Identifying monarchs with numbered tags

Become a Citizen Scientist and Participate in the Western Monarch Count

The annual monarch butterfly count is now underway.  Why now?  Well, by mid to late November most monarch butterflies have arrived to their overwintering locations. By choosing the same time every year, we are able to compare counts at all sites and determine if the average number of monarchs counted has increased or declined.  We’re looking for citizen scientists to assist with the annual ‘Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count’.  Join us as we collect data on the status of monarch populations overwintering along the California coast. 

The Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count
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Published on: Thursday, November 30, 2017