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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

Status: Hiatus or on hold

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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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Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: Mississippi State University

Project Topic: Animals, Biology, Ecology and environment, Nature and outdoors, Pollinators/insects,

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