2018 Fall Feature – Monarch Butterflies, Migration and Human Impact

Each fall, millions of monarch butterflies from the United States and Canada embark on an arduous journey to the forests of Michoacán, Mexico. During this incredible journey of more than 2,000 miles, monarchs encounter countless obstacles. Join Dr. Stephen Malcolm, chemical ecologist and professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Western Michigan University, as he explores how and why monarchs migrate and the impact of the threats they face as they negotiate ecosystems dominated by human activities.

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Location:  Montcalm Area Career Center
Time:  7:00-9:00 pm
Speaker:  Dr. Steve Malcolm from Western MI University
Cost:  FREE

Sponsored by West MI Conservation Network;  Montcalm Area Master Gardener Association, chapter of the Michigan Master Gardener Association; Montcalm Area Career Center, Montcalm Conservation District and Western Michigan University, Department of Biological Sciences

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