Butterfly Tagging

Students Tagging Butterflies on Campus is Part of Larger Research to Track Monarchs on North American Migration


Ph.D. Candidate Dara Satterfield shows science class students in the Butterfly Program at The Monarch School, how to safely capture, measure, sample for parasites, tag and release Monarch butterflies.

Dara was on the Monarch campus in October completing research for her Ph.D. at the University of Georgia, School of Ecology as part of the Monarch Health research project.

Click here for a recent NY Times article featuring Dara's research.

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