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The Monarch Butterfly Crisis: What's Happening and How You Can Help - San Jose

  • Willow Glen Public Library 1157 Minnesota Avenue San Jose, CA, 95125 United States (map)

Have you heard about the recent reports of the decline in monarch butterflies? Do you wonder how you can help? Do not lose heart! Learn about the monarch butterflies life cycle, habitat, and migration patterns. We'll also discuss why monarchs are in danger, and what you can do to help conservation efforts. We'll review several specific plants you can have in your garden to create a monarch habitat at your home.

Speaker Rebecca Schoenberger has a diverse background in sustainability and natural systems including:

  • An Associate of Science in Park Management and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

  • Experience in landscape design and maintenance, based on nature

  • Extensive knowledge of native plants, including which plants will thrive in which locations

Rebecca has been a volunteer Santa Clara County Master Gardener since 2011 and continues to improve her understanding of edible landscaping. This talk would be of interest to both children and adults.

Presenter: UC Master Gardener Rebecca Schoenberger

Cost: Free