“Monarchs, Parasites and Flowers” Video
“Monarchs, Parasites and Flowers” video exposes the problems generated by the planting and proliferation of non-native milkweed in the summer and winter habitats of migratory monarchs.
University of Sonora Monitoring Monarchs in the Southwest
Biology students from the University of Sonora are recording the monarch butterfly migration through Sonora in Northern Mexico as part of the project “Cielo de Monarcas” (Sky of Monarchs).
"Beyond the Mexico" Book Project 2023
Beyond the Mexico book project continues to provide books and environmental education to children in the monarch butterfly region.
Monarch Network 2014-2020
Established in 2008, the Monarch Network is composed of civil society organizations working together for monarch conservation. MBF is a member of the network and has funded the creation of their website and supporting its outreach efforts.
"Beyond the Mexico" Book Project 2019-2022
Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia launches “Beyond the Mexico Book Project”.
Support for Journey North
MBF supporting Journey North in its program to track the monarch migration.
Monarch Network's Video Clips
The Monarch Network has released a series of short videos about corn and food security in the monarch region.
Monitoring with Citizen Science in the West
Terra Peninsular is monitoring monarchs in Baja California with the help of citizen scientists.
Monarch Fund Video
The Monarch Fund celebrated 20 years of work in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve (MBBR) in 2020. This fund is conserving the forest and supporting environmental services in the core zone of the protected area. The video is titled “Monarch Fund: 20 Years of Synergy for Conservation” and will be ready in the fall of 2023
Support for the Monarch Joint Venture
MBF supports the Monarch Joint Venture’s general operations supporting their mission-centered work
Monarch Network Launches “Biodiversity: Beyond the Monarch” Video in Mexico City
On February 18, 2020 the Monarch Network released the video “Biodiversity: Beyond the Monarch” which highlights the amazing variety of species living in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve.
Citizen Science with Correo Real
Correo Real under their “My Municipality with the Monarch (Mayor´s Monarch Pledge), have added municipalities where monarchs rest, feed and fly during the fall migration, to participate in creating pollinator gardens and other activities.
Mural in Sierra Chincua
A mural was inaugurated at Sierra Chincua showing its biological and cultural diversity.
Field Guides for Monarch Butterfly Reserve
Field guides for the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve providing information on common species of butterflies, plants, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles were completed. Workshops were held for local communities and tour guides to help them find the best use of these guides.
Monarch Fund Brochures
MBF funded the Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund in their efforts to inform landowners in Mexico about the benefits provided by the Fund and those provided by the National Forest Commission.
Mural in Donaciano Ojeda Mazahua Indigenous Community
The Mazahua indigenous community of Donaciano Ojeda painted a mural showing the relationship of the community to the forest and the monarch butterfly.
During the 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2016 overwintering seasons Eneida Montesinos, MBF collaborator, gave eco-tourism workshops on monarch biology and other topics to local communities.
Environmental Education and Monitoring Workshops
Geovida, a local non-profit that carries out workshops in the “Bosque Escuela” (Forest School) Educational Center located in the Emiliano Zapata Ejido in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve’s buffer zone held several environmental education workshops and monitoring activities for 60 sixth grade students.