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Monarch Butterfly Conservation Webinar Series

Apr 23, 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Monarch Butterfly Conservation Webinar Series offers Enhancing Existing Landscapes for Monarchs and native Pollinators. To register now, please visit the following link:

In this webinar, a panel of presenters will share techniques and case studies for enhancing existing habitats for monarch butterflies and other pollinators. Topics will include best management practices for augmenting natural habitats, roadsides, right-of-way areas, and other landscapes. Additionally, you will learn more in-depth about milkweed and nectar plant availability, including seed collection, plug production and sourcing native plant and seed materials.

Speakers include:

Greg Hoch, MN Dept of Nat Resources
Mary Byrne and Victoria Wojcik, Pollinator Partnership
Kristine Nemec and Laura Jackson, UNI Tallgrass Prairie Center
Chip Taylor, Monarch Watch


This webinar is sponsored by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Monarch Joint Venture and National conservation Training Center.