2019 Online Volunteer Training for the WMTC

Title: Volunteer Training for the Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count

Presenters: Emma Pelton, Conservation Biologist, Western Monarch Lead and Katie Hietala-Henschell, Endangered Species Conservation Biologist

Date recorded: August 28th, 2019

Description: Learn about Xerces’ Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count (WMTC) and how to become a volunteer. This training module provides a brief overview of the monarch life cycle, migration, and decline in the West. Join us to learn how to survey overwintering monarchs as we walk through the Monarch Count Data Sheet and the Habitat Assessment Form for overwintering monarchs and sites in California.

The volunteer training can be found at: https://monarchjointventure.org/resources/downloads-and-links and is called “Volunteer Training for the Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count”

It can be also be found at this YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxjTbw1XoWQ&feature=youtu.be

Or you can visit The Xerces Society YouTube Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAiPLPJuySOgn6CbjkOxqLQ/featured. Select “Playlists”, under playlists select “Monarch Conservation”, monarch conservation videos will appear on the right side of the screen where you can select “Volunteer Training for the Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count”

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