2023
INTERNATIONAL
WESTERN MONARCH SUMMIT

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COME JOIN US!

FRIDAY - SUNDAY  |  JANUARY 20-22, 2023

PISMO BEACH/SAN LUIS OBISPO CALIFORNIA

Three days including meals, networking, field trips, Monarch groves and more!

Come prepared for an exchange of ideas from across the Western States, Tribal Lands, Mexico, Canada and Australia-all with an interest in our western monarch population!  Expand your knowledge and make connections with other Monarch enthusiasts, researchers, and conservation organizations.

KEYNOTES FROM 4 COUNTRIES

UNITED STATES
Dr. David James | Washington State University

CANADA
Dr. Ryan Norris | University of Guelph

MEXICO
Dr. Ek del-Val, Researcher | IIEs-UNAM

AUSTRALIA
Dr. Myron Zalucki, Professor Emeritus | University of Queensland

Presentation from the Northern Chumash Tribe
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FIELD TRIPS
Visit Monarch Overwintering Sites and Restoration Areas
WORKSHOPS
Learn about Pollinator Gardens and Propagation of Native Milkweeds
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KEYNOTES and SPEAKERS
Hear from our Western States and Beyond!

UPDATES
Update on Overwintering Sites

NETWORKING
Networking and Poster Session Opportunities Specific to your Western State or Area

HOW TO HELP
We All Help Monarchs by Working Together
Much to learn and much to share on Western Monarchs!

All eight western states Plus Mexico, Canada, Australia and local tribal lands represented. Monarchs migrate freely across North America, let's come together to keep them flying!
IT'S TIME...
for everyone involved in conservation and restoration of the Western Monarch to share, network, and learn what others are doing.  Then go forth with a better understanding of how to improve what we each do in our own arena of interest and geographic areas.  Let's work together to help the precious and amazing Western Monarch Butterfly.

COME JOIN US!
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Our migrating Western Monarch Butterflies do not stop at state or international borders; nor should our efforts to restore them.
Robert Coffan, WMA Chair
SPONSORS
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Biodiversity
HARMONY WITH NATURE
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This anonymous donor has provided funding to assist with travel and lodging for our international presenters, who have all agreed to attend and present at our Summit at no cost.

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