Our Work on Monarch and Pollinator Conservation

The monarch butterfly's epic migration is emblematic of the trinational cooperation required conserve, protect and enhance the North American environment.

For over two decades we have supported the conservation of the Monarch butterfly along its migratory route, by promoting community projects, developing action plans and supporting collaborative efforts in Canada, Mexico and the United States. Building on this model, we are supporting regional collaboration for pollinator conservation.

Tools and Resources

Related Publications

Monitoring Monarch Butterflies and their Habitat across North America:

Inventory and Monitoring Protocols and Data Standards for Monarch Conservation

North American Monarch Conservation Plan

This plan provides an updated account of the species and its current situation, identifies the main risk factors...

Monarch Butterfly Monitoring in North America

Overview of Initiatives and Protocols

A Field Guide to Monarch Caterpillars (Danaus plexippus)

This guide will aid in recognizing eggs and distinguishing larval (caterpillar) instars of monarch butterflies (Danaus...


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