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Butterfly Pavilion's Pollinator Place is now closed. The space will reopen on Friday, May 3rd as our new Origins: Building Life exhibit!

Check out some of our partner programs to learn more and engage in more projects!

Monarch Watch

Monarch Watch is a volunteer-based community science organization that tracks the fall migration of the monarch butterfly. It is self-described as “a nonprofit education, conservation, and research program based at the University of Kansas that focuses on the monarch butterfly, its habitat, and its spectacular fall migration

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Journey North

Journey North is a contributory, crowdsourced community science program of the University of Wisconsin-Arboretum. Journey North’s mission is to engage a wide audience across North America in tracking migration and seasonal change to foster scientific understanding, environmental awareness and the land ethic.

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Monarch Larva Monitoring Project

The Monarch Larva Monitoring Project (MLMP) is a community science project that has been involving volunteers from across the United States and Canada in monarch research since 1997. It aims to collect long-term data on larval monarch populations and milkweed habitats. Volunteers record monarch distribution and abundance during the breeding season across North America.

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The Western Firefly Project

The Western Firefly Project began as the Utah Firefly Citizen Science Project in 2019 to collect and map sightings of fireflies in Utah. The project has since expanded to collecting sightings from other western states. Butterfly Pavilion now partners with WFP to record the firefly sightings reported in Colorado.

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