Wisconsin Butterfly Monitoring Program

Established by the Milwaukee Public Museum and the Milwaukee Harbor District in 2018, the Wisconsin Butterfly Monitoring Network is a cooperation among many additional partners that survey our state's butterfly diversity as a way to help assess ecological change over time and engage the public as citizen scientists.


Coordinator: Zaspel, Jennifer
Program Started: 2019
Institution Type: Museum
Species Focus: All butterfly species
Contact: Program Supervisor, Jon Bertolas (bertolas@mpm.edu)


Protocol Type: Restricted search, Pollard
Data Type(s): Abundance category
Survey Focus: Adults
Incidental Data Collected: Weather, Habitat notes
Visit Frequency: Weekly
Taxonomic Standard: Modified Pelham 2013