Cascade Butterfly Research Project
Links to information:
CBP Volunteer FAQ CBP Resource Brief 2017
Citizen Scientists are needed for North Cascades Study
North Cascades Nat’l Park
Cascades Butterfly Project Crew Lead
Citizen Scientists needed for Mount Rainier too!
Photo from http://www.hikespeak.com/trails/naches-peak-loop-hike-mount-rainier-washington/
Two or three people are needed each Friday from late July (depending upon when the trail is snow free) through August to inventory butterflies and plants along a section of the Naches Loop trail at Mt. Rainier National Park. Sign up for one date or several. This is part of the Cascade Butterfly Research Project, a citizen science project in its 8th year. The 3.5-mile trail has a 500 ft. elevation gain.
Contact Melanie Weiss firstname.lastname@example.org
UPDATE: Good news to report. Our members have filled all the spots on the Naches Loop at Mt. Rainier for the Cascade Butterfly Project this summer. However, there are other locations within Mt. Rainier, Sauk Mt. and the North Cascades where you can volunteer. There will be two field training days:
Thursday July 12 – Sauk Mountain, Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Meet at the trailhead at 10 am – 2 or 3 pm. Bring water, lunch, sunblock, and appropriate clothing (it can get cold! or windy).
Thursday July 19 – Sunrise, Mount Rainier National Park – 10 – 2 or 3pm. Meet on the sidewalk in front of the Sunrise Visitor Center. Bring water, lunch, sunblock, and appropriate clothing (it can get cold! or windy).
If you are interested, contact:
Mignonne Bivin: mignonne_bivin @nps.gov