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Monarch Population Status

12 June 2012 | Author: Monarch Watch

What a spring it's been - the warmest in 117 years of record keeping and the warmest 12 months ever recorded in the United States. In response to the warm conditions the plants and insects have made early appearances. Some ...

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Tag Recovery Database Updated

30 May 2012 | Author: Jim Lovett

The Monarch Watch Tag Recovery Database (monarchwatch.org/recoveries) has been updated - more than 16,000 records now, in a searchable format. Check to see if any of your tags were recovered in Mexico this year :-) Tip: to generate a list of ...

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Monarch Tagging Kits for 2011

31 July 2011 | Author: Jim Lovett

Our tags for the 2011 Monarch Watch Tagging Kits arrived recently and we sent out the first batch of kits on Friday. Those of you that ordered between January 1st and June 30th of this year should receive your tags ...

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Monarch Watch Tag Recovery Database Updated

22 April 2011 | Author: Jim Lovett

Nearly 4,000 records have been added to the Monarch Watch Tag Recovery database, bringing the total number of records to more than 15,000 for the 1992-2010 monarch tagging seasons. Approximately 2500 records represent monarchs observed/recovered in the U.S. or Canada and ...

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2009 Season Tag Recoveries

21 May 2010 | Author: Monarch Watch

We have been receiving lots of questions about when the 2009 season tag recoveries will be posted. We do not have a large number of them at this point due to the fact that we did not make our annual ...

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Monarch Tagging Kits for 2009

24 July 2009 | Author: Jim Lovett

Our tags for the 2009 Monarch Watch Tagging Kits arrived this week and we will begin assembling the kits this weekend! Those of you that ordered between January 1st and June 30th of this year should receive your tags within ...

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2008 Season Monarch Tag Recoveries – First Look

25 April 2009 | Author: Monarch Watch

We've posted a preliminary list of Monarch Watch tags recovered at the monarch overwintering sites in Mexico this spring. We are still proofreading this listing and will be revising and/or adding to it as we receive new information. As before, ...

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Monarch Butterfly: Top Ten Facts

15 April 2009 | Author: Chip Taylor

Although monarchs get lots of press, news accounts and video productions often contain errors and misrepresentations that detract from the quality of the productions. The source of these errors is not clear but a quick scan of a number of ...

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Monarch Watch Tagging Event

17 September 2008 | Author: Monarch Watch

Come visit us this Saturday - in person or online! Saturday, 20 September 2008 7:30-11:30am CDT Lawrence, KS, USA Once again, Jayhawk Audubon Society and Monarch Watch are sponsoring Monarch butterfly tagging for the public at the Baker University Wetlands. The wetlands ...

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2008 Tags – Going Fast!

13 August 2008 | Author: Monarch Watch

The 2008 monarch tagging season is upon us! Many of you ordered early and have already received your tagging kits - if you haven't ordered yet there is still time, but the 2008 Monarch Watch Tagging Kits are going fast. If ...

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