Events & National News

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Monarch Count Numbers | What Happened?
2020 - 2021 SEASON
<2,000
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 Sparse clusters of monarchs in fall 2020 at Pismo State Beach, usually the largest overwintering site in California. (Photo: Sarah Sindel, California State Parks.)

2021 - 2022 SEASON
>245,000
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A cluster in the same Pismo Grove in January 2022 (Photo: MaryLou Gooden)

Western Monarch Rebound to Final Tally of Nearly 250,000 Butterflies
Monarch Larva Monitoring Project
2022 Training

The Monarch Larva Monitoring Project (MLMP) training sessions, organized by Monarch Joint Venture and the UW-Madison Arboretum, are one-day workshops designed to inform participants on how to collect data that contribute to our knowledge about the monarch population.

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Monarch Pollinator Garden signage soon available through Western Monarch Trail.  The lower left quarter can be edited for your area and sponsors.  Choose English or Spanish.

2021 Annual
Monarch Research Review

A review summary of 85 research papers in PDF format about many aspects of our eastern and western monarchs.

Monarch Joint Venture
Great 4 Minute Video
for Kids and Kids at Heart!

 

 

 

Why is the Very Hungry Caterpillar so Dang Hungry?

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Thanks to KQED Podcast with Pollinator Posse.

Is Your City or Town Interested in
Helping Our Pollinators Survive?

 

 

 

Take the National Fish and Wildlife Federation's Mayor's Monarch Pledge!

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WEBINARS
Population Updates
Pros and Cons of Roadside Habitat

 

Monarchs and Crops.Climate and Remote Sensing

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THE FUTURE
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Check out Monarch News throughout the Nation

2020 PRESS RELEASE
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finds Endangered Species Act Listing for Monarch Butterfly Warranted but Precluded
2022 PRESS RELEASE
Xerces Announces Western Monarchs Rebound to Final Tally of Nearly 250,000 Butterflies!