Summer Monarch Observations

July 2, 2021 by Team Journey North

Summer is here. Keep reporting observations of monarchs throughout the season — be on the lookout for adult monarchs, eggs, larvae, and milkweed.

Photo by: John in Spirit Lake, IA

Summer Monarch Observations

What to Report:

  • Monarch Adult Sighted – Once a week if possible. Please submit photos when you can. If you observe nectaring monarchs, please let us know plant species observed if known.
  • Monarch Egg Sighted –  Once a week if possible. Please submit photos when you can. Please let us know milkweed species if known.
  • Monarch Larva Sighted – Once a week if possible. Please submit photos when you can. Please let us know milkweed species if known.
  • Monarch Other Observations – Once a week if possible. Please submit photos when you can. Other observations could include mating, laying eggs, flying, nectaring (please let us know plant species observed if known), basking in the sun, and deceased monarch.
  • Milkweed Sighted – Once a week if possible. Please submit photos when you can. Please let us know milkweed species if known.

Fall News Updates

Fall news updates begin in August. Stay tuned!

Get Social with Journey North!

We will be sharing reports from our volunteers on social media all summer long. Follow us on, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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