AREA OF FOREST OCCUPIED BY THE COLONIES OF MONARCH BUTTERFLIES IN MEXICO DURING THE 2021-2022 OVERWINTERING PERIOD

During the second half of December 2021, 10 colonies of Monarch Butterflies were registered covering 2.835 hectares (ha) of forest, this represents a 35% increase in relation to the area registered in 2020 (2.10 ha). Six colonies covering 2.174 ha were located inside the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve (MBBR) and four covering 0.661 ha were located outside the MBBR, five of those colonies were located in Michoacan, and five in the State of Mexico. In Atlualta, east of the State of Mexico, butterflies were present, however, no colony was established.

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Missouri NRCS Announces Sign Up for Program Restoring and Improving Monarch Ecosystems

NRCS in Missouri encourages landowners in Northwest Missouri to apply for funding through the Program Restoring and Improving Monarch Ecosystems (PRIME) by May 20, 2022.  

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Missourians for Monarchs Releases Hand-Rearing Statement

September 9, 2021- Hand-rearing comes with many risks and should be done on a very limited basis.

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Missourians for Monarchs Welcomes Communication Coordinator

May 1, 2020- The Missourians for Monarchs Collaborative recently named Elizabeth Peoples as their Communication Coordinator.

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Collaborative Awarded “G. Andy Runge” Award

February 6, 2019- The Missourians for Monarchs Collaborative was presented the G. Andy Runge Award at the Missouri Natural Resources Conference in Osage Beach. The Missouri Chapter of The Wildlife Society presents the G. Andy Runge Award to organizations that “positively and significantly impact wildlife conservation in Missouri.”

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Missourians for Monarchs Welcomes New Monarch & Pollinator Coordinator

December 8, 2017- The Missourians for Monarchs Collaborative recently named Donnamarie Duffin as their Monarch and Pollinator Coordinator.

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