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Texas Monarch Monitoring Project Workshops (Friday & Saturday)

Apr 9, 2010

 

Volunteers for Texas Monarch Watch, Cibolo Nature Center, and Texas Master Naturalists will present spring and fall Monarch Monitoring Workshops in collaboration with Monarch Larval Monitoring Project, Monarch Watch, and Journey North.  The monarch has recently been added to the World Wildlife Fund's Top Ten Most Threatened Species list and the overwintering population this winter is the lowest ever recorded.

This workshop trains teachers, youth leaders, citizen scientists, and park naturalists from throughout Texas to conduct monitoring activities at their own local sites.  The training will enable participants to knowledgeably tag monarchs, monitor milkweed for monarch life stages, and collaborate with international monarch research.  Training is approved credit forTexas Master Naturalists.

PLEASE NOTE DATES AND TIMES:  Friday 9am - 4pm; Saturday 9am - noon.  Cost:  $30 per person.  Pre-registration required. 

 

Time: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: CNC Auditorium