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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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MJV in the Media

The MJV has been highlighted in the following media pieces:

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

National Geographic January 2024 Magazine

Dec 20, 2023


  • National Geographic

Saving the Monarchs: Inside the movement to help these beautiful and vulnerable butterflies Read More

Minnesota group uses artificial intelligence to aid monarch butterflies

Nov 20, 2023


  • Minnesota Public Radio

St. Paul-based Monarch Joint Venture has a faster, more accurate method for measuring the reach and quality of pollinator habitat on the landscape. An artificial intelligence program called POLLi can count milkweed plants in images collected by drones. Read More

"Monarch - Eastern Butterflies Need Help" and "Nature's Beauty Takes Wing"

Oct 12, 2023

Agri-View magazine highlights monarch conservation on agricultural lands. Read More