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  • Click on the Apply Now button and submit an application form.
  • Attend a training before beginning to monitor.
  • Receive a site assignment from the IBMN. The IBMN supports monitoring on public lands only.
  • Visit your site 6 to 8 times between Memorial Day weekend and August 8.
  • Conduct a 1-2 hour survey on each visit.
  • Submit your data online.

We also provide ongoing training and support from the network leaders.