Webinar Title: Webinar Monarch Conservation Webinar – Recovery of the monarch butterfly: Federal and state legislation
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Comments: AT21-026 Webinar Monarch Conservation Webinar – Recovery of the monarch butterfly: Federal and state legislation, Presenter: Scott Black (AT=1h)
Webinar Date: 10/26/2021
Webinar Time: 1:00p-2:00p
Monarch butterflies are one of North America’s most iconic animals. Weighing less than a penny, monarchs can fly up to 3000 miles from summer breeding grounds to overwintering sites in Mexico and have captured the imagination of generations of people as one of our largest and most striking butterflies. Unfortunately, North American monarchs are threatened with extinction due to habitat loss, pesticide use, disease and climate change. Scott will discuss both current and proposed legislation that could help to protect and restore habitat for the monarch butterfly.
Scott Black – The Xerces Society for the Conservation of Invertebrates
Monarch Joint Venture