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NGPC Rare Butterfly Survey Training

Date: Time: 9:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual
Contact: Cody Dreier, cody.dreier@nebraska.gov
Game and Parks and community scientists will conduct surveys for monarch butterflies and regal fritillaries in the tall grass prairies of Nebraska between June 15 and Aug. 15. The annual surveys help document and understand butterfly abundance and habitat needs.

To participate in the surveys, people should attend the virtual training session. Register online at calendar.outdoornebraska.gov.

The first hour of training is dedicated to learning about the two butterfly species, common plants and other community science opportunities. It will be followed by training on the methods to survey the rare butterflies.

Surveys will primarily take place in the eastern quarter of Nebraska, but this year volunteers are being recruited to conduct site surveys in additional locations across the state.

For more information, visit:

https://calendar.outdoornebraska.gov/event/ngpc-rare-butterfly-survey-training/

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This event originated in Center for Grassland Studies.