MBF's continued work to increase the abundance of native milkweeds in the monarch breeding range and the continued protection of closed forests for monarchs in Mexico will help to ensure long term sustainability of monarch numbers.
This summer MBF will support Alternare and the communities to plant 24,000 trees from 30 school and community nurseries on 20 hectares. As we have in previous years, we are leaving undisturbed forest to continue learning about natural regeneration. Having observed that natural regeneration has not occurred, we plan to disperse pine and oyamel seeds on the land lacking trees and monitor whether this increases the number of new trees growing in the area.
Inside this Issue:
- Monarch Population Increases by 144% in 2018-2019
- MBF at the 6th International Symposium on Monarchs
- Map of Vegetation and Land cover
- Evaluation of Restoration
- Alternare Enthusiastically Welcomes 2019
- Correo Real’s Citizen Science Project
- Monarch Network
- Monarch Joint Venture
- Monarch Butterfly Flight Challenge
- First Two Students Receive “Lincoln P. Brower Award”
- Thanks to Donors
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