what is project monarch health?

Monarch Health is a community science project working to track the prevalence of the protozoan parasite Ophryocystis elektroscirrha (OE) in monarch butterflies in North America. The program was started in 2006 by Dr. Sonia Altizer and then-undergraduate student Natalie Kolleda Tarpein (now a science teacher in SC), and since then has received over 60,000 samples from volunteers all over the US and Canada.

Want to learn more about Project monarch health?

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