Month: September 2017

Western Monarch New Year’s Count

December 30th, 2017 – January 14th, 2018 We are excited to expand monitoring efforts to include a second monarch overwintering count. This will be the first year of the Western Monarch New Year’s Count (WMNYC). To learn more and to

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Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count

November 11th – December 3, 2017 The Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count (WMTC) is an annual volunteer effort to collect data on monarch populations that overwinter along the California coast. To learn more and to become a volunteer see our Step-by-Step

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Welcome Back Monarchs Day

Natural Bridges State Park, 2531 W. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Sunday, October 8th, 2017 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Led by: California Department of Parks and Recreation For more information, click here.

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Monarch Butterfly Training

Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda, CA 94501 Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Led by: Susan Ramos, the National Park Service, and the Xerces Society Discover the fascinating lives of monarch butterflies! Learn the latest

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2nd Annual Monarch Butterfly Walk

Rob Hill Campground 1475 Central Magazine Rd., San Francisco, CA 94129 Saturday, October 28th, 2017 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Led by: Mia Monroe of the National Park Service and Rebekah Berkov of the Presidio Trust Meet at Rob Hill

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New study shows dramatic decline in the population since the 1980s

A new study published today in Biological Conservation shows a dramatic decline in the California overwintering population of monarchs in the past three decades. Press release below: Monarch butterflies disappearing from western North America New study reveals that western monarch

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