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Monarchs in a Changing World
September 15 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monarch populations have fallen drastically. In July 2022 they were classified as an endangered species by the International Union of Conservation of Nature,. Karen Oberhauser, conservation biologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will address their migration, overwintering biology, and the critical need for their global conservation. This virtual program is presented in partnership with the Glencoe Library. More info and registration at Glencoe Public Library.
About the presenter: Dr. Karen Oberhauser holds a bachelor of arts degree in biology from Harvard College, a bachelor of science degree in natural science education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ph.D. in ecology and behavioral biology from the University of Minnesota. She is an adjunct professor in the Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Department and is the former director of the Monarch Lab at the University of Minnesota. She has been the director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum since 2017. In 2013, she was named a Champion of Change for Citizen Science by the White House. In addition to authoring many publications in scholarly journals, she is a co-editor for two books published by Cornell Press: The Monarch Butterfly: Biology and Conservation and Monarchs in a Changing World: Biology and Conservation of an Iconic Butterfly.