The study’s lead author Peter Soroye said, “Butterflies are generally considered well-studied across most of Canada, so to find that e-Butterfly was revealing new information for up to 80% of butterfly species across the country, and finding them up to a month ahead of when scientists usually see them, really speaks to the ability and power of e-Butterfly’s citizen science approach.”

Read more on the VCE Blog at https://vtecostudies.org/blog/new-study-reveals-e-butterfly-volunteers-provide-unique-and-important-data/

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Kent
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