It’s breeding season for monarch butterflies, and government officials from the U.S., Canada and Mexico want your help collecting data on them.
The second International Monarch Monitoring Blitz is underway, now through Sunday, August 5.
Mara Koenig is with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Midwest Region. She says you can write down the number of monarch butterflies you see this week, and take a close look at any milkweed plants you find.