Update: monarchs and milkweed

Here is an update on monarch and milkweed happenings… Over the past few weeks I have visited several natural history venues for a modest book tour — it has gone very well, with the added pleasure of meeting some well-known citizen scientists and old friends.  It started with a Chats in the Stacks at Cornell which is now online on youtube!  On earth day I presented at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. This was followed by talks at the California Academy of Natural Sciences, Seattle Town Hall, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and the Houston Museum of Natural Science. See pictures below.

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Anurag with three legendary citizen scientists: Don Davis, Carol Pasternak, and Jim Ellis at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.

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Mention in Nature from a couple of weeks ago… see also  an excellent and insightful review in a r s  T e c h n i a .
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With my friend and collaborator, Noah Whiteman in Berkeley, CA
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With a grad school buddy, ant biologist, Brian Fisher in San Francisco.
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With one of my first graduate students, Nile Kurshige, with her daughter Kili at the Seattle Town Hall… great to catch up!
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With citizen scientist Linda Currie in Houston
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With entomologist Mike Quinn and master naturalist Jim Barr at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Asclepias prostrata, in the flesh, south of Laredo, Texas.
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With Stegosaurus in Houston.
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Perhaps the coolest venue, Houston Museum’s new planetarium
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A spectacular find, a narrow endemic to south western Texas, Matelea brevicornata

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