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Minnesota Odonata Survey Project

Minnesota Odonata Survey Project

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The Minnesota Odonata Survey Project is a volunteer effort to determine the ranges and distribution of Minnesota's dragonflies and damselflies (odonates). Citizen scientists will catch and identify odonates and report back to the MOSP with their findings. There are many species in Minnesota whose ranges are not known. Finding a new county record is a common occurrence, and there are many new state records to be found as well!


Open the Minnesota Odonata Survey Project website



Topic - dragonflies, odonates, damselflies

Audience - adults, families

Location - Minnesota

Goals - research



Dianne Rowse, Interim Coordinator, MOSP  email Dianne


Kurt Mead, Coordinator, MOSP

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