As Citizen Science, Don Davis has been involved in a wide range of conservation, scientific and educational projects, beginning in 1967 with Dr. Fred Urquhart’s “Insect Migration Studies” program. Don served on the Board of Michoacán Reforestation Fund prior to the founding of Monarch Butterfly Fund.
Don has had a lifelong interest in natural history, while his education and career focused on child protection. He is a Life Member of Ontario Nature.
Don’s participation with others in workshops and meetings in held in Canada, U.S.A. and Mexico culminated in the North American Monarch Conservation Plan (2008). Don also worked on the Canadian Monarch Butterfly Conservation Plan.
Don has supported Journey North and Monarch Teacher Network Canada since their inception and joined Monarch Watch in 1996. Travels related to monarch conservation have taken him all across North America.
With recent retirement, Don remains dedicated to achieving MBF’s Vision for monarchs in North America. He resides in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.