Tue, April 23, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Stay connected with the latest monarch conservation topics by attending Monarch Joint Venture’s free monthly webinars. This series is a unique opportunity to hear from experts across various interdisciplinary fields related to monarchs, other pollinators, their habitats, and the threats and pressures that make conservation urgent. Bring your questions and get ready to discover how you can get involved to protect monarchs.
All webinars are one hour long and occur at 1:00 PM Central Time
Tri-National Monarch Butterfly Conservation presented by Dr. Greg Mitchell, Mara Koenig, Adriana Valera
- Monarch butterfly conservation in Canada presented by Dr. Greg Mitchell, Environment and Climate Change Canada: Dr. Mitchell will discuss the current listing status of monarch butterflies in Canada as well as monitoring, research, and stewardship activities specifically carried out or supported at the federal level. Dr. Mitchell will also touch on the listing process for species at risk in Canada, specifically as it relates to the monarch butterfly.
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Center for Pollinator Conservation Update presented by Mara Koenig, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Center for Pollinator Conservation: Prioritizing actions for conserving pollinators can be difficult, and communicating it can be even more so. The term ‘pollinator’ itself implies thousands of different species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Center for Pollinator Conservation recognizes there is overlap. The Center wants to work as a collective community on shared efforts that can make it much simpler and expand efforts to move forward.
- Monitoring the Overwinter Colonies, Conservation of Monarchs in Mexico presented by Adriana Valera of WWF Mexico: History of Monarch butterfly conservation in Mexico since the discovery of the overwintering sites to the conservation activities WWF is developing in the present.