The MMMILC Project

Monthly Archives: September 2017


MMMILC Week 4 (9/27)

We had a good day of data collecting. It was a bit hot outside but, we saw a lot of monarchs. They seemed to be on almost every plant we checked. The picture below is just one example. We counted…

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9/28 Trip

This Thursday I went out with Faustino and Ranja to the ditch. It was really hot but we didn’t have to stay out too long because a lot of the milkweed plants were not emerged. We did see two 5th…

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9/30 Trip

Today I went with Jessie and Tatum to measure milkweeds 421-452. It was really nice going so early in the morning and we saw a lot of caterpillars! It was Jessie’s first time seeing a caterpillar when collecting data and…

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9/26 Trip

This past Tuesday I went to the ditch with Sage and Stephanie to measure 368 to 388. The weather was a little warm but felt good! About one-third of our plants were not there/alive, but on the ones that were…

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9/22 Data Collection 

On Friday evening, Isabella Palacio, Everett Sloane, and I met at the levee for data collection. The weather was surprisingly pleasant as compared to the past weeks of blistering heat and luckily the stretch of plants that we were assigned…

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Week 3

My group was assigned with milkweed plants 389-420. Byron, Ronja, and I went out on a windy but pleasant saturday evening (9/23). Collecting the data went by quickly because most of the milkweed plants had not emerged. We saw many…

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9/22 Trip

This week our group was assigned to record plants 485-516. On Friday after school the measurements were took. Unfortunately, I couldn’t make it since I was ill. My group did the recordings and most of the plants didn’t have much…

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Week 3

This week my group decided to start Sunday morning at 10. This was the first time I was able to contribute to my team as a blogger. Having one person measure the length of the plant at the same time…

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9/24 Trip

On Sunday morning Jessica Siu and Katrina Toups went to the ditch to record data on plants 199-229. I unfortunately was sick and unable to make it at the last minute. It took Jessica and Katrina a while to find…

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MMMILC Week 3

This sunday at 1 pm, me, Katie, and Sarah monitoring milkweeds, and collecting data. Today there wasn’t much going on, besides the ditch looking really dried out. We also didn’t see any monarchs or caterpillars, we were only able to…

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