Complete Monarch Essentials Course
Complete Monarch Essentials is a 7-hour, self-paced online course taught by Monarch Joint Venture staff. Multiple chapters provide foundational knowledge of monarch butterfly ecology, threats, and the effective conservation actions that everyone can take to help protect this valuable species and support thriving pollinator ecosystems. This course includes the 2 hours of content from the Mini Monarch Essentials course PLUS an additional 5 hours that includes a deeper dive into milkweed identification around the US, additional threats and stressors of the monarch, and conservation research and action strategies around North America. Chapters on community science and establishing monarch habitat include resources that can help you connect with existing programs and projects, or get started creating habitat on your own.
Participants will have the opportunity throughout the course to ask questions via email and on discussion boards. Live Q&A sessions will also be scheduled throughout the year with MJV science, habitat, and education specialists.