Author: Stephanie McKnight

Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count Nov. 16 – Dec. 8

The annual Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count (WMTC) kicks off this coming weekend on Saturday, November 16 and will continue through Sunday, December 8. Thank you for being a part of this incredibly important community science program. This remarkable volunteer effort

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DeWind Alumnae Publish Three New Research Papers about Monarch Butterflies

By Candace Fallon and Emma Pelton on 6 November 2019 Together, these publications contribute to our growing understanding of how human actions can hurt—or help—monarchs. Joan Mosenthal DeWind was an early member of the Xerces Society and a keen supporter

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Science Saturday – Magnificent Monarchs – Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

Saturday, November 30, 2019 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History “Celebrate the return of Pacific Grove’s monarch butterfly population during Magnificent Monarchs on Saturday, November 30th, from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. at the Museum.

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Western Monarchs: Notes from the Field

By Stephanie McKnight and Emma Pelton on 21 October 2019 Updates on a multi-year collaborative research project tracking the imperiled western monarch population. After the sudden and shocking crash in the number of monarchs overwintering in California during the winter

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Fourth Annual Monarch Butterflies Walk & Learn – The Presidio

Location: Rob Hill Campground, Presidio of San Francisco Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019 Time: 10am-12pm Registration and website: 10 to 10:30 am Warm up activity, monarch experts, information and artifacts 10:30 to Noon Presentation & Walk Rob Hill Campground

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Monarch Docent Training – Natural Bridges State Beach

Location: Natural Bridges State Beach Date(s): October 16th & 19th Learn how to share monarchs with others! Docent training class Fall 2019, October 16th & 19th. Classes: Sat 12-4 pm & Wed eve 6-9 pm. For applications contact Natural Bridges

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Monarch Butterfly Tours – Natural Bridges State Beach

Location: Natural Bridges State Beach Date: Recurring event daily on -October 19, 20, 26, 27 -November 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 -December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 Time: 11am-12pm & 2pm-3pm For

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Birds & Butterflies in Bolinas with the Marin Audubon Society

Location: In and around Bolinas Trip Leader(s): Juan Garcia & Mia Monroe Start Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019 Start Time: 8:30 AM End Time: 2:30 PM Description: The Pacific edge of Southern Marin County hosts rich habitats for landbirds, shorebirds,

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Monarch Butterfly Monitoring Training – San Leandro

Monarch Butterfly Monitoring Training Location: San Leandro Public Library: Mulford-Marina Branch, San Leandro, CA Date: November 2, 2019. 9am-12:30pm Led by: Susan Ramos and Mia Monroe Registration for this training is required. To register and get more information visit the

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