Citizen scientists enlisted to research monarch butterfly mystery

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Citizen scientists enlisted to research monarch butterfly mystery

Researchers want to know more about migratory patterns through Southwest Colorado
A monarch butterfly crawls around on a soft milkweed bloom while feeding on Ed and Patti Zink’s ranch north of Durango. The milkweed scattered around their land is attracting monarch butterflies. Researchers are working to get a better understanding of the migratory habits of monarch butterflies to keep the species from going extinct.
A monarch beetle feeds on soft milkweed on Ed and Patti Zink’s ranch north of Durango. The milkweed is attracting monarch butterflies.
A yellow dragonfly sits on soft milkweed on Ed and Patti Zink’s ranch north of Durango. The milkweed attracts monarch butterflies.
Fruit on a soft milkweed on Ed and Patti Zink’s ranch north of Durango attracts monarch butterflies.

Citizen scientists enlisted to research monarch butterfly mystery

A monarch butterfly crawls around on a soft milkweed bloom while feeding on Ed and Patti Zink’s ranch north of Durango. The milkweed scattered around their land is attracting monarch butterflies. Researchers are working to get a better understanding of the migratory habits of monarch butterflies to keep the species from going extinct.
A monarch beetle feeds on soft milkweed on Ed and Patti Zink’s ranch north of Durango. The milkweed is attracting monarch butterflies.
A yellow dragonfly sits on soft milkweed on Ed and Patti Zink’s ranch north of Durango. The milkweed attracts monarch butterflies.
Fruit on a soft milkweed on Ed and Patti Zink’s ranch north of Durango attracts monarch butterflies.
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