Gail Morris the Coordinator of the Southwest Monarch Study, a Citizen Science research project, based in Arizona and a member of the Western Monarch Conservation Science Team. She is also a Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist and a board member of the Central Arizona Butterfly Association. Gail received her B.S. in Psychology from Michigan State University and her M.A. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame. A life-long gardener, Gail became a Master Gardener in 1995 and completed the Desert Gardening Mastership Program in 2011. She has authored several monarch publications and dedicates her time training Citizen Scientists to participate in monarch research, education and conservation.