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Since 2009, the Monarch Joint Venture has helped steer monarch conservation planning and implementation efforts on a broad scale by bringing together partners from across the United States, Mexico, and Canada in a unified effort to conserve the monarch migration. The MJV expertise has informed publications, films, and other media internationally.

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AIM Team sets standard for monarch conservation

Mar 14, 2024

Aligned with the goals of monarch conservation, educational outreach, research, monitoring and data sharing, the AIM Team is leading the way in data collection and was recognized with the Data Champion Award by Monarch Joint Venture. In 2018, AIM Team became the first and only DOD installation to partner with Monarch Joint Venture — a partnership of federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, businesses and academic programs. Read More

Creating Critical Habitat: A Conversation with the Bee and Butterfly Habitat Fund

Mar 11, 2024


  • Kinute

What began as a dedicated group of beekeepers, wildlife biologists, and researchers concerned with ever-diminishing pollinator habitat has blossomed into a 12-state program in the upper Midwest that is transforming swaths of land into vibrant habitat and foraging grounds. Read More

Eastern monarch butterfly population sees second largest decline on record

Feb 11, 2024


  • FOX Weather

The monarch butterflies that breed east of the Rocky Mountains took a hit in population compared to last year. Scientists fear that the population is too low for the species to sustain itself. Read More

Eastern monarch butterfly population down nearly 60% this winter

Feb 07, 2024


  • KARE 11

It's the first time in a decade the population has occupied less than 1 hectare of an area surveyed annually in Mexico. Read More

Mississinewa Lake to receive 60-acre prairie pollinator habitat

Jan 30, 2024


  • Peru Tribune

Developments are underway on Indiana’s public lands, as partnerships and pollinator habitats continue to flourish due to the support of the Duke Energy Foundation, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, and other partners. The latest development is 60 acres of prairie pollinator habitat, which will be established at Mississinewa Lake over the course of this year. Read More