Monarch Joint Venture

Texan by Nature (TxN) partners with 150+ conservation organizations across Texas to accelerate conservation action and impact. TxN aggregates and distributes conservation news and events from the partner network to increase engagement and awareness in conservation efforts. Browse opportunities to get involved with TxN and TxN’s conservation partner network below and use the search bar to find events in your area. See a full list of TxN’s conservation partners HERE.

Free Virtual IMMP Training

TX, United States

The Integrated Monarch Monitoring Program collects information on monarchs and their habitat nationwide. It is used by researchers to better understand monarch behavior and how conservation management impacts their habitat. The Monarch Joint Venture is a nonprofit organization building a national partnership of federal and state agencies, other nonprofits, community groups, businesses, and academic programsRead More

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Seeds of Spring Silent Auction

TX, United States

Celebrate the new and returning flora and fauna with Seeds of Spring: A Virtual Silent Auction supporting the Monarch Joint Venture. Bid on amazing works of art, unique experiences, gift baskets, and more. Previews will begin on May 11th, and you can bid between May 18th and 24th. The MJV is a nonprofit organization buildingRead More

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Free Virtual IMMP Training

TX, United States

The Integrated Monarch Monitoring Program (IMMP) collects information on monarchs and their habitat nationwide. It is used by researchers to better understand monarch behavior and how conservation management impacts their habitat. The Monarch Joint Venture is a nonprofit organization building a national partnership of federal and state agencies, other nonprofits, community groups, businesses, and academicRead More

Free

Can We Grow Crops and Monarchs? Risks and Benefits of Monarch Habitat in Agricultural Landscapes

TX, United States

This webinar examines recent research that simulates population outcomes for different habitat establishment scenarios and insecticide use patterns on agricultural lands. Join us to learn more about the results, which are hopeful for monarchs. Presenters: Steven Bradbury, Iowa State University & Dr. Niranjana Krishnan, Missouri S&T Zoom Webinar

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Rapid-fire Research: Key Takeaways from the MJV Monarch Research Review Presenters

TX, United States

Get up to speed on the latest monarch and pollinator research with Jennifer and Laura from the MJV science team. The Monarch Research Review is a volunteer-driven, annual compendium of published articles available to everyone on the MJV website. Webinars are first come, first served, with a capacity of 500 attendees.

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The International Monarch Monitoring Blitz: A New North American Tradition for Monarch Conservation

TX, United States

The “Blitz” recently celebrated its 5th anniversary with over 10,000 observations of monarchs and milkweed across Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. This webinar presents the origins, present moment, and future plans of this trinational effort. Webinars are first come, first served, with a capacity of 500 attendees. Presenter: Alessandro Diene, Insectarium of Montréal

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Climate, Weather, and Monarchs

TX, United States

Weather is a key determinant of monarch numbers, but the story is complicated and interesting. Join us to learn the latest on what we know about monarch population drivers, in the past, present, and future. Webinars are first come, first served, with a capacity of 500 attendees. Presenters: Karen Oberhauser, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison &Read More

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The Role of Zoos in Butterfly and Insect Conservation

TX, United States

Zoos are playing an important role in insect conservation and their labs are home to innovative programs designed to help at-risk insect species recover. Join us for updates and success stories with a focus on imperiled butterflies of southern California and Nebraska’s salt creek tiger beetle recovery program. Webinars are first come, first served, withRead More

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Remote Sensing Technology Development to Aid Conservation

TX, United States

A collaboration between the Monarch Joint Venture, Sentera Inc., and the U.S.G.S. has developed remote sensing technology to detect and count common milkweed stems. This technology may be a cost-efficient and effective method to help meet monarch conservation targets for the eastern population. Join MJV Executive Director Wendy Caldwell for an update on remote sensingRead More

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