Monarch Joint Venture

Location: STATEWIDE, Texas

Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) recognizes that the North American monarch (Danaus plexippus) conservation is a responsibility of Mexico, Canada and the U.S., as identified in the North American Monarch Conservation Plan, this Joint Venture coordinates efforts throughout the U.S. to conserve and protect monarch populations and their migratory phenomena by developing and implementing science-based habitat conservation and restoration measures in collaboration with multiple stakeholders.

Since 2009, the MJV has brought together over 70 partner organizations in a unified effort to conserve the monarch migration, including government agencies, businesses, academic institutions and NGOs, among others. The MJV supports monarch conservation planning and implementation efforts on a broad scale by facilitating information sharing, partnership building, and carrying out identified conservation priorities. They facilitate multiple working groups that focus on things like communications, agriculture, and monitoring, in addition to providing accessible information on monarchs and their conservation to various sectors and the public.

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