Fourth International Research and Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly Symposium

Dr. Karen Oberhauser giving her keynote speech at the Symposium

On March 3, 2017 the fourth International Research and Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly Symposium was held in Toluca, Mexico. Dr. Karen Oberhauser gave the keynote speech where academics form Canada, the U.S. and Mexico gathered to discuss the threats faced by the monarch and and discuss actions to mitigate them. Dr. Alfonso Alonso and Dr. Pablo Jaramillo, also from MBF, presented their research as well. To see a brief video about the event (in Spanish) click here and to read about WWW’s plans to invest $10 million pesos (approximately 1/2 million US dollars) in research geared towards determining the migratory route (in Spanish) click here.

Dr. Alfonso Alonso presenting during the Symposium