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Southwest Monarch Study
The Southwest Monarch Study is a citizens science research project dedicated to learning about monarch butterflies in Arizona and the Southwestern United States. Mission
1. To identify and describe the migration behavior of Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus) as they travel through the Southwestern United States each fall.
2. To provide a meaningful research project for citizen scientists of all ages throughout Arizona.
3. To encourage and monitor Monarch Butterfly conservation activities in Arizona.

How do we do this?
1. Tagging Monarch Butterflies throughout Arizona especially from August through November.
2. Monitoring milkweed populations and habitats throughout the state.
3. Searching for new habitats that attract Monarch Butterflies in the Southwest.
4. Providing education about the importance of monarch butterfly conservation.
Acronym: Type of Agency: 501-c-3
6120 W Ivanhoe St Chandler, AZ 85226 | 602-881-5052 | Email: swmonarchs@yahoo.com | Web: http://www.swmonarchs.org

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