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Dr. Lincoln Brower

2 August 2018 | Author: Chip Taylor

An appreciation for Dr. Lincoln Brower who passed away on 17 July 2018 at his home in Virginia. If you are familiar at all with monarch butterflies, you are certainly familiar with some of Linc’s many contributions to our knowledge of ...

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Monarch Habitat Restoration in Oklahoma

2 August 2018 | Author: Chip Taylor

Monarch Watch is continuing to partner with Tribal Environmental Action for Monarchs (TEAM) and Tribal Alliance for Pollinators (TAP) on habitat restoration efforts in Oklahoma. TEAM is a coalition of seven Native American tribal nations (Chickasaw, Seminole, Citizen Potawatomi, ...

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The monarch decline: when did it begin?

2 August 2018 | Author: Chip Taylor

Monarch Watch began with a simple tagging program in 1992 followed, in the early years of our program, by attempts to educate the public about monarch biology and research. More recently, our emphasis has been on monarch conservation. The conservation ...

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Comments on Flockhart et al. (2017)

18 March 2017 | Author: Chip Taylor

Comments on Flockhart et al. 2017 by Chip Taylor, Monarch Watch Regional climate on the breeding grounds predicts variation in the natal origin of monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico over 38 years D. T. TYLER FLOCKHART, LINCOLN P. BROWER, M. ISABEL ...

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Milkweeds for Monarchs in 2017

27 December 2016 | Author: Jim

Milkweeds for Monarchs in 2017 - please order now. Monarchs need milkweeds. These plants are the sole food sources for monarch larvae and if there are no milkweeds there are no monarchs. Our mission at Monarch Watch is to do whatever ...

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Monarch Watch Job Opportunity

18 February 2016 | Author: Monarch Watch

Kansas Biological Survey seeks a half-time Monarch Waystation Education Coordinator to provide support & maintenance to an ongoing outreach program. This one year, half-time position is part of Monarch Watch’s milkweed conservation initiatives. Duties will include creating and coordinating a ...

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Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

3 June 2015 | Author: Monarch Watch

The White House posted this advisory online yesterday: First Lady Michelle Obama To Harvest The White House Kitchen Garden, Highlight Pollinators Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Washington, DC * 3:30 PM – The First Lady will welcome students from across the country ...

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Monarch Watch and the 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll

3 April 2015 | Author: Jim

MEDIA CONTACT: Alanna Sobel 202-796-2538 asobel@nationalparks.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monarch Watch Joins with the National Park Foundation to Support the 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll MONARCH WATCH PROVIDES IN-KIND DONATION OF MILKWEED PLANTS WASHINGTON (April 3, 2015) Monarch Watch announced today that it ...

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Commentary: Recent Petition to Protect the Monarch Butterfly

2 September 2014 | Author: Chip Taylor

On August 26th 2014, The Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, The Xerces Society, and Dr. Lincoln Brower submitted a petition to the Secretary of the Interior and the Fish and Wildlife Service requesting that the monarch butterfly ...

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A Bit of Monarch History

24 January 2014 | Author: Jim

by Ilse Gebhard, Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist I recently received a folder labeled "National Butterfly" from a Kalamazoo Area Wild Ones member. He had found it while working on a project documenting the history of Michigan State University’s Kellogg ...

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