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What is Project Butterfly WINGS "citizen science" ?

WINGS, Winning Investigative Network for Great Science, is a partnership between 4-H youth and professional scientists. Participating youth are “citizen scientists” who collect data on butterflies to help professional scientists determine:

The information helps butterfly scientists better understand and conserve butterfly populations.

How do I participate?

Youth who participate in WINGS need not be part of a 4-H club or group. The 4-H leader or adult can register participating youth to use the Project Butterfly WINGS website, where the youth will enter their butterfly monitoring data. Instructions for monitoring can be found in the 4-H WINGS project book.

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What are the benefits of WINGS citizen science?

The citizen science data collection process benefits the field of butterfly science: