Monarch Joint Venture

Texan by Nature (TxN) partners with 100+ 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.

Tribal Alliance for Pollinators: An Innovative Model for Conservation Collaboration

TX

TAP (Tribal Alliance for Pollinators) is the only Native-led organization dedicated to grassland restoration using locally sourced native plant seed. Learn about TAP’s history, dedication to monarch conservation, methods and hear guidance on working more effectively with tribes. Presenters: Jane Breckinridge & Brandon Gillespie Zoom Webinar

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Roadsides as Habitat for Monarchs: A Great Opportunity or a Salty Death Trap?

TX

Roadsides contain potentially thousands of acres of monarch habitat with millions of stems of milkweed hosts, but they also present risks. Emilie will discuss her research over the past five years investigating costs and benefits of roadside habitat. Presenter: Emilie C. Snell-Rood, University of Minnesota Zoom Webinar

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Free Virtual IMMP Training

TX

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

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

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

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

TX

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.

Free

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

TX

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

Free

Climate, Weather, and Monarchs

TX

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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