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New Publication Reveals Birthplaces of Eastern Monarchs

A recently published study (Flockhart et al. 2017) builds on previous work describing the natal origin of eastern overwintering monarchs, and has new implications for monarch conservation.  Read More »

Rain, Shine or Squirrels, Pacific Grove Counts Western Monarchs

Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist Candy Sarikonda shares her surprising experience participating in the Western Thanksgiving Count: rain, shine or squirrels, the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History team participates in citizen science for monarchs!  Read More »

Happy Holidays from the Monarch Joint Venture!

We wish you a joyful holiday season, and thank you for your contributions to monarch conservation!  Read More »

Missourians for Monarchs and the Monarch Joint Venture

Missouri is the “Show-Me State," but rather than being shown, Missourians have been paving the way for state monarch and pollinator conservation planning efforts.  Read More »

New MJV Handouts

The Monarch Joint Venture has just released two new informational resources in our monarch conservation handout series! Find out about Monarch and Milkweed Misconceptions, and Monarch Conservation: How to Get Involved.  Read More »