Caterpillars Count! Monitoring the Phenology of Foliage Arthropods


Date and Time:

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 12:30pm to 1:30pm


Learn more about Caterpillars Count!, a citizen science project for measuring the seasonal variation, also known as phenology, and abundance of arthropods like caterpillars, beetles, and spiders found on the foliage of trees and shrubs. 

On April 3, join us for an overview of the project and a Q&A session with the Caterpillars Count! team. During the webinar, participants will learn

  • the scientific questions underlying the project
  • how to create their own Caterpillars Count! Site online
  • the recommended number¬†and frequency of surveys
  • how much effort running a site would entail for a given level of survey effort
  • the two protocols for conducting surveys
  • some of the ways they can visualize their data
  • where they can find additional resources related to the project