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Cactus Moth Detection & Monitoring Network

The network is composed of volunteer monitors from public and private land management units, garden clubs and Master Gardeners to monitor the spread of the moth. The program relies on volunteers to monitor cactus populations and report observations.

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Geographic Scope: southeastern US along the coast

Project Status: Hiatus or on hold - not recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Annotation, Data entry, Finding entities, Geolocation, Observation, Photography, Site selection and/or description, Specimen/sample collection,

Start Date: 2004-01-01

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Fields of Science: Animals, Biology, Ecology and environment, Nature and outdoors, Pollinators/insects

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development, Civic and community, Individual learning, Conservation,