The April 2016 MonarchNet News launches the summer field season with citizen science updates, news, training opportunities and more. In this issue you'll find upcoming citizen science events and training, an article by volunteers about an amazing milkweed discovery this winter, the latest trends in citizen science, and an update on the monarch migration.
MonarchNet News, February 2016
The February MonarchNet News reports on exciting citizen science updates and gives great tips for Gearing up for the Spring Migration! Find out what you can do to get ready for the next season of citizen science monitoring, how the volunteer counted western overwintering monarch population is doing, when the new Citizen Science Day is going to be, and what the new Monarch Joint Venture Science Coordinator thinks about citizen science.
MonarchNet News, December 2015
The December MonarchNet News includes updates about new citizen science articles and books about everything from parasitoid wasps to sasquatch; a researcher spotlight on citizen scientist Gayle Steffy, a dedicated volunteer who published her own research with her citizen science results; and information about citizen science projects with data available online.
MonarchNet News, November 2015
The November 2015 edition of MonarchNet News covers national monarch citizen science updates; reflections from the White House Open Science and Innovation Event, by Dr. Karen Oberhauser; researcher Spotlight on Doug Taron, butterfly scientist and co-director of the North American Butterfly Monitoring Network; and a summary of the recent statement by monarch scientists on mass rearing and captive breeding of monarchs. Read more about all these topics by viewing the full newsletter.
MonarchNet News, August 2015
The August MonarchNet News update contains information on a Monarch Health funding campaign, Australian CS conference, Monarch SOS app, a new butterfly conservation book, what you can do in a milkweed patch, and a series of new papers showing complexities of monarch population trends.