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Through scientific research and monitoring, we can better understand North American monarch population trends and the many factors influencing their decline. MJV staff coordinate two monarch monitoring programs, the Integrated Monarch Monitoring Program and the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project. They also conduct additional primary research projects (often utilizing these protocols), maintain a library of monarch literature, and synthesize the latest science pertaining to monarchs and their habitat. In turn, these data and results directly inform MJV's conservation work as well as the collective actions of our partner network.