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San Antonio Renews Pledge as Monarch Champion City
Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced San Antonio’s renewed commitment to the National Wildlife Federation Mayor’s Monarch Butterfly Pledge.
» The Rivard Report

UTSA Faculty, Students, and Staff Presented at the South Central Monarch Symposium
The Texan by Nature South Central Monarch Symposium focused on the development of a comprehensive partner conservation strategy for the South-Central Great Plains region to aid in the recovery of the monarch butterfly.
» South Central Monarch Symposium
» Texan by Nature

UTSA Invited to Join Monarch Joint Venture
The Biodiversity and Ecological Sustainability Laboratory at UTSA has been invited to join the Monarch Joint Venture (MJV), a national organization of several dozen research institutes dedicated to monarch conversation.
» UTSA Today article

Conservationists from Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. Meet in San Antonio
Three dozen conservationists from Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. staged a four-day workshop organized by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, a tri-national organization focused on the protection, conservation, and enhancement of North America’s environment.
» Rivard Report article

UTSA Recognized as a Certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation
In recognition of its commitment to the preservation of Texas’ state insect, the monarch butterfly, UTSA has been named a Certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.
» UTSA Today article

Six Acres of Land on the UTSA Main Campus Dedicated to Monarch Research and Preservation
UTSA demonstrates the university’s enduring commitment to sustainability by dedicating 6.8 acres of the UTSA Main Campus to the research and preservation of Texas’ monarch butterfly.
» UTSA Today article

UTSA Awarded $300,000 from Texas Comptroller to Study Monarch Butterfly
The research will address key questions about the monarch butterfly in Texas and fill important data gaps in determining its need for protection.
» UTSA Today article