Monarchs are settling in at the overwintering sites! - Check out our Facebook page for videos, photos and updates. You can also get weekly updates via Journey North's Monarch News. Updates on the western population of monarchs are found in the Xerces western population count page.
Together with your donations, we're addressing four strategic areas of conservation work.
Comprehensive conservation projects including forest restoration and reforestation efforts involving local communities
Foundational scientific research that informs all four strategic areas
Environmental education and community science programs that lead to greater recognition, understanding, and appreciation for monarch butterflies and their migration
Local conservation initiatives that promote self-sufficiency and improved quality of life for area residents
Since our founding in 2009, MBF has supported projects that promote habitat conservation, scientific research and monitoring, education and outreach, and sustainable development.
Total grants and support for students since 2009
Percent of income spent directly on programs
Total organizations and individuals supported since 2009
345,000 trees planted since 2009
Read stories of successful MBF-supported conservation and research work in the monarch region