Friday, March 31, 2017 10:29am Migration
The long awaited monarch migration has begun! Monarchs streamed out of their overwintering grounds in Mexico en masse last week, signaling the start of spring and a new growing season of milkweed and monarchs. Read More »
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 »
Candy Sarikonda, Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist, writes about her experience monitoring western monarchs at the Pacific Grove Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary. Find out what it's like to count monarchs and learn how you can get involved today! Read More »
For people, the holidays are a season of gathering, reflection and giving thanks. For monarchs, winter is also a time of gathering and waiting for the next journey that awaits them. Read More »
Researchers provide answers to recent questions that arose as a result of research regarding year-round tropical milkweed and its impact on monarch disease. Read More »
The Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) is a partnership of federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, and academic programs that are working together to support and coordinate efforts to protect the monarch migration across the lower 48 United States.