Join Emma Pelton, Senior Conservation Biologist with the Xerces Society, as she discusses threats to and conservation solutions for migratory western monarchs, including how the protozoan parasite OE may impact the population. This webinar is part of the conservation seminar series focused on monarchs which is hosted by UC-Santa Barbara.
Click here to join the webinar. Please enter the Meeting ID: 829 7822 9563 and Passcode: 766018 to join the event virtually.
The event is hosted by Lisa Stratton from the Cheadle Center at UC-Santa Barbara. Please contact Lisa ([email protected]) for more information on this event.
Senior Conservation Biologist, Western Monarch Lead
As the Xerces Society's western monarch lead, Emma works on the western population of monarch butterflies, including adaptive management of overwintering habitat in California and breeding habitat throughout the western U.S. Emma completed a master's degree in agroecology and entomology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison where her research focused on landscape ecology and an invasive fly that affects fruit crops.