Don’t forget to keep an eye out for tags while you’re doing your counts and habitat assessments! Numerous groups throughout the west are tagging butterflies in the late summer and fall. Recoveries of these tags at overwintering sites and along the migration route provide important information on the western migration. Check out this helpful flyer compiled by David Marriott of the Monarch Program and updated by the Xerces Society, which illustrates the different tag types and the contact people for each program:
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