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Data on 2017-18 Overwintering Population

According to the report by CONANP-WWF (National Commission of Natural Protected Areas- World Wildlife Fund), the area occupied by overwintering monarchs in 2017-2018 decreased by 14.77% compared to last year. There were nine butterfly colonies (three in Michoacán, six in the State of Mexico), occupying 2.48 hectares.

May 01, 2018

From January to March, MBF board member, Isabel Ramírez, was also out in the field with her graduate students collecting data about the monarchs. As a researcher from UNAM’s Center for Research in Environmental Geography (CIGA), Isabel and her team collected data that will be used for four projects.

Inside this Issue:

  • Data on 2017-18 Overwintering Population
  • MBF at Monarch Symposium in Mexico
  • Monarch Research and Monitoring Workshop
  • Assisted Migration Research Update
  • Alternare Celebrates 20 Years of Promoting Conservation
  • Cielo Rojo’s Audiovisual Project
  • Informative Signs in Restoration Areas
  • The Butterflies and Their People Monitor Forest
  • Biodiversity Monitoring in the MBBR
  • Monarch Joint Venture Update

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