Migratory Dragonfly Partnership
The MDP needs your help to contribute to the study of dragonfly migration! Click below to learn more about participating in MDP citizen science projects and joining our network of dedicated volunteers across North America.
Dragonfly Pond Watch
Collect seasonal information at local ponds to increase our knowledge of the timing and location of dragonfly migration across North America. These investigations will expand our understanding of the local life histories of migrant and resident populations. Learn more.
Contribute your migration observations to advance our understanding about the frequency and timing of migratory flights and the behaviors exhibited by dragonflies during their epic journey. Track the fall and spring movement of the five focal species and submit data. Learn more.
MDP Observations Map
Check out all the observations that have been submitted on this interactive map.
Read current and past MDP e-newsletters.
Dragonflies: Four Wings, Will TravelAn introduction to the natural history of North America’s migratory dragonflies. En Español aqui.
Field Guide for Migratory DragonfliesBy D. Paulson, J. Abbot, M. May, M. Blackburn, and C. Mazzacano
The Migratory Dragonfly Partnership (MDP) produced this printable online adult dragonfly identification guide to assist project participants in identifying our five focal species. Read more.
MDP Annual Report 2013Includes MDP’s 2013 accomplishments and updates to MDP projects.
MDP Monitoring ProtocolsThe protocols presented in this manual will enable citizens scientists to collect data related to the migratory behavior of dragonflies throughout Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
MDP Volunteer Annual ReportMDP’s volunteer annual report for Spring 2014.