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Monarch Butterfly and Milkweed Conservation Workshop

Join the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Xerces Society for a one-day workshop to learn about monarchs and milkweed and how you can help conserve monarch populations and their migratory phenomena.

Workshop content will include:

  • Refresher on the basics of the monarch life cycle, migration, population trends, and conservation issues
  • Identifcation and monitoring for milkweed and monarchs
  • How to contribute to our growing understanding of when and where monarchs breed in the West
  • Discussions on the successes and challenges managing for milkweed and monarchs with other resource managers
  • Connecting with ongoing monarch conservation efforts in Nevada

The workshop will include an indoor presentation and a hands-on field component where participants will learn to identify native milkweed species, search for monarchs at different life stages, and practice using monitoring techniques.

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