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November Science Café: Of Butterflies and Climate Change

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
12:00 AM
Conor O'Neill's Traditional Irish Pub, 318 South Main Street, Ann Arbor

We've heard that people sometimes self-medicate, but did you know that monarch butterflies do also?

Hosted by the U-M Museum of Natural History. We've heard that people sometimes self-medicate, but did you know that monarch butterflies do also? Join Mark Hunter, Henry A. Gleason Collegiate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and EEB graduate student Leslie Decker as we discuss the imperiled migratory monarch population, and the complex relationships among butterflies, host plants, parasites and predators. How might climate change affect these interactions? What can local individuals and organizations do to help these fragile populations?

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Speaker:
Mark Hunter, Henry A. Gleason Collegiate Professor of EEB and Leslie Decker, EEB graduate student