Ann Baldridge, Community Programs Director of the Resource Conservation District of San Diego County* talked about the monarch life cycle, the San Diego Pollinator Alliance and its native milkweed project, as well as the overall threats to monarchs and why this effort has become imperative.
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Additional resources for information about monarchs and how you can help them follow, from Ann’s presentation:
Resident urban monarch populations: https://xerces.org/blog/resident-monarch-populations-on-rise-in-california-what-does-this-mean-for-western-migratory Milkweed mapper (community science): https://www.monarchmilkweedmapper.org/ Thanksgiving / New Year Count (community science): https://www.westernmonarchcount.org/ Monarch Waystations: https://www.monarchwatch.org/waystations/ Miles for Monarchs: https://monarchjointventure.org/donate/miles-for-monarchs Xerces Society call to action: https://xerces.org/western-monarch-call-to-action Monarch Act - https://www.xerces.org/monarch-act Monarch and Pollinators Highway Act - https://www.xerces.org/mph-act Play it Safe: https://zoonooz.sandiegozoo.org/2020/10/01/help-monarchs-play-it-safeJoin us to to learn how you can become a “citizen scientist” and participate in the Fall 2021 Monarch Count!