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Wildlife Wednesday: Monarchs

In this edition of Wildlife Wednesday, WWF-Canada’s President & CEO Megan Leslie and WWF-Mexico’s Director of Conservation Maria Jose Villanueva guide you along the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly — from their summer homes in Canada to wintering forests... Read More
In this edition of Wildlife Wednesday, WWF-Canada’s President & CEO Megan Leslie and WWF-Mexico’s Director of Conservation Maria Jose Villanueva guide you along...
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New troubles for monarchs and how you can help

The butterfly is continuing to lose ground in Mexico’s forests, but you can help monarchs rebound this spring by making the right choices for your garden. Read More
The butterfly is continuing to lose ground in Mexico’s forests, but you can help monarchs rebound this spring by...
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Monarchs find a niche in the concrete jungle

This summer, WWF offers guided walks along Toronto's downtown waterfront to show you how the city is reconnecting to nature. One walker was surprised to spot some special visitors on the walk:... Read More
This summer, WWF offers guided walks along Toronto's downtown waterfront to show you how the city is reconnecting to...
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Go Wild with WWF-Canada Staff!

WWF-Canada staff share their best ideas for getting people to both enjoy nature in their community and take action for conservation. Read More
WWF-Canada staff share their best ideas for getting people to both enjoy nature in their community and take action...
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Wild about Butterflies

WWF’s new resource for Grade 6 teachers, “Wild about Butterflies,” engages students in citizen science projects and provides helpful tips for building monarch waystations at schools. Read More
WWF’s new resource for Grade 6 teachers, “Wild about Butterflies,” engages students in citizen science projects and provides helpful...
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Growing our next generation of conservationists

1,000 teachers in over 700 schools across Canada are planting milkweed seeds with WWF. Check out how the plants and plans are growing at a few of these schools! ... Read More
1,000 teachers in over 700 schools across Canada are planting milkweed seeds with WWF. Check out how the plants...
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Successful School Butterfly Gardens

Starting a butterfly garden at your school is one way to cultivate a love of nature in your students and help the monarchs. Check out this roundup of tips and photos from Canadian schools... Read More
Starting a butterfly garden at your school is one way to cultivate a love of nature in your students...
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Are you a green thumb? The monarchs need your help!

Common milkweed, has declined considerably in Canada and the U.S. recently. Learn why this is impacting monarch butterflies and how you can help. Read More
Common milkweed, has declined considerably in Canada and the U.S. recently. Learn why this is impacting monarch butterflies and...
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Monarch conservation in the US

As part of WWF’s Monarch Butterfly Week, we spoke with Dr. Karen Oberhauser and Wendy Caldwell of the Monarch Joint Venture about ongoing efforts to support monarch breeding and migration in the US. Read More
As part of WWF’s Monarch Butterfly Week, we spoke with Dr. Karen Oberhauser and Wendy Caldwell of the Monarch...
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Where do monarchs come from?

Do you know what an instar is? What about hemolymph? Get a quick lesson about monarch metamorphosis! Read More
Do you know what an instar is? What about hemolymph? Get a quick lesson about monarch metamorphosis!
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Protect the Monarch Forest

As part of WWF’s Monarch Butterfly Week, we spoke with Jorge Rickards G., Conservation Director at WWF Mexico, about the species in their wintering habitat. Read More
As part of WWF’s Monarch Butterfly Week, we spoke with Jorge Rickards G., Conservation Director at WWF Mexico, about...
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