Butterfly Conservation

Monarch Butterfly Fund www.monarchbutterflyfund.org Conserving the Migration

Monarch Watch www.monarchwatch.org Monarch Watch is a cooperative network of students, teachers, volunteers and researchers dedicated to the study of the Monarch butterfly

Journey North: Monarch Butterfly Migration www.learner.org/jnorth/monarch Join others and help track the monarch population as the butterflies migrate across North America each year.

Monarch Joint Venture http://www.monarchjointventure.org/
The Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) is a partnership of federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, and academic programs that are working together to support and coordinate efforts to protect the monarch migration across the lower 48 United States.

Monarch Butterfly Migration and Overwintering www.fs.fed.us/monarchbutterfly/migration/index.shtml
Find out how to participate in citizen science and see information about the North American monarch population at this site from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Monarchs in the Classroom – University of Minnesota www.monarchlab.org This website, run by the University of Minnesota extension school, provides a variety of resources for teachers and parents.

North American Butterfly Association www.naba.org

National Butterfly Center www.naba.org/nababp

The Nature Conservancy www.nature.org Protecting nature. Preserving life. http://www.nature.org/wherewework/features/art31544.html Must-See Migration Spots, 4. Monarch Butterfly

NOVA: The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/butterflies/ Follow the 2,000-mile migration of monarchs to a sanctuary in the highlands of Mexico.

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve Mexico http://www.unep-wcmc.org/sites/wh/pdf/Mexico%20Butterfly.pdf
The monarch butterfly makes the longest annual migration of all insects and one of the longest regularly repeated migrations of any animal, and in spectacularly large numbers.  Despite being a phenomenon of iconic significance to conservation, their hibernation forest is under threat.

Texas

Dallas County Lepidopterists’ Society http://www.dallasbutterflies.com/

World Wildlife Fund WorldWildelife.org (WWF) Monarch Butterflies – The Monarch of Migration