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Monitoring for Monarchs

Tuesday, July 28,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am

A tiny monarch caterpillar crawls across a common milkweed plant. (photo © Brett Amy Thelen)

Join Harris Center ecologists Brett Amy Thelen and Karen Seaver to survey for monarch eggs and caterpillars in a Harris Center-conserved milkweed patch in Peterborough. This morning of socially-distant citizen science is offered in conjunction with the International Monarch Monitoring Blitz, an annual research effort aimed at understanding and protecting monarch butterflies. No experience necessary!

10 to 11:30 a.m. in Peterborough. Exact location will be provided upon registration. Rain date: July 29. Come prepared for sun, ticks, and other biting insects. Space is limited, and registration is required. Please read our COVID-19 outing guidelines before registering to be sure this is the right event for you. For more information or to register, please contact Brett by email.


Tuesday, July 28
10:00 am to 11:30 am
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Peterborough, NH United States


Brett Amy Thelen
(603) 358-2065