2018 Monarch Conservation Webinar Series
Consider joining one or more webinars as part of the 2018 Monarch Conservation Webinar Series, hosted by the Monarch Joint Venture and the USFWS National Conservation Training Center! On the 4th Tuesday of each month, we will dive into a new monarch conservation topic with expertise and experience from the MJV partnership and other organizations. Click on the title of a webinar below to register today.
- Title: On the Wings of Monarchs: A 10,000 foot view of species conservation
Date: Tuesday, 2/27/2018, 2 PM Eastern Time
Presenter: Wendy Caldwell, Monarch Joint Venture Coordinator
- Title: Success Stories in Engaging the Agricultural Community in State Monarch Conservation Planning
Date: Tuesday 3/27/2018, 2 PM Eastern Time
Presenter: TBD, facilitated by Keystone Monarch Collaborative
- Title: Understanding the Endangered Species Act
Date: Tuesday 4/24/2018, 2 PM Eastern Time
Presenter: Karen Anderson, USFWS Biologist
- Title: The Power of Volunteers in Monarch Conservation
Date: Tuesday, 5/22/2018, 2 PM Eastern Time
Presenter: Rich Dolesh, National Recreation and Park Association Vice-President for Strategic Initiatives, with special guest presenters to share case studies of monarch volunteer management.
- Title: Milkweed Seed Collection
Date: Tuesday 6/26/2018, 2 PM Eastern Time
Presenter: Monarch Watch, University of Kansas
- Title: Meadow Establishment in the East
Date: Tuesday 7/24/2018, 2 PM Eastern Time
Presenters: Larry Weaner, Larry Weaner Landscape Associates Founder & Principal. Ann Aldrich, Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy, past Restoration Director.
- Title: Getting Monarchs into Business: Case studies of monarch conservation
Date: Tuesday, August 28th, 2018. 2 PM Eastern Time
Presenters: Iris Caldwell, Energy Resources Center and Thelma Redick, Wildlife Habitat Council, with special guest presenters from business partners in monarch conservation.
- Title: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Monarch predators and disease
Date: Tuesday September 25th, 2018. 2 PM Eastern Time
Presenter: Dr. Sonia Altizer, Project Monarch Health, University of Georgia.
- Title: “5th Generation” Monarchs: What do we know and not know?
Date: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018. 2 PM Eastern Time
Presenter: Dr. Kristen Baum, Oklahoma State University
- Title: Where are the Monarchs and Milkweeds? Crowd-sourcing, modeling, and surveying across the West
Date: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018. 2 PM Eastern Time
Presenters: Emma Pelton, Conservation Biologist and Candace Fallon, Senior Conservation Biologist, the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
April 20-22. Annual Meeting of the Society for Ecological Restoration Midwest Great Lakes Chapter, Stevens Point, WI. (held in conjunction with the Wisconsin Lakes Partnership annual meeting, see above).
April 23-24 Wisconsin Academy local government summit on energy planning and climate change mitigation. Eau Claire, WI. https://www.wisconsinacademy.org/localgovernmentsummit2018
August 26-30, 2018, National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER) in New Orleans, LA.
September 12-14, 2018 32nd Annual Roadside Conference, Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management: Documenting the Difference
October 15-19, 2018 Restoring Resilient Communities in Changing Landscapes, in Spokane, Washington. Sponsored by the Society for Ecological Restoration and Society of Wetland Scientists. www.restoration2018.org