Monarch Butterfly

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Monika Maeckle, a writer, marketer, and butterfly advocate, is the founder of the Texas Butterfly Ranch on the Llano River, and the Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival in San Antonio. Here she describes the perfect storm of factors undermining the monarch butterfly migration, including oyamel fir logging, milkweed loss, climate change, urban development, pesticide use, and even cartel activity and avocado farming, coming into play.

Date RecordedJuly 21, 2023
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeMonika Maeckle
LocationSan Antonio, Texas
Time Code00:40:55