Merkley, Interior Department to Convene Monarch Butterfly Summit in Washington, DC

Merkley, Interior Department to Convene Monarch Butterfly Summit in Washington, DC

Merkley, Interior Secretary Haaland, and Experts to Discuss Conservation Actions to Save Iconic Species

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, in collaboration with the Department of the Interior, will convene an invitation-only summit on preserving the monarch butterfly at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, DC. This two-day event will bring key stakeholders across science and policy together to identify solutions to reverse the cratering population of the monarch butterfly.


DETAILS:

WHAT: Monarch Butterfly Summit Opening Remarks and Special Announcements


WHEN: Wednesday, June 22 at 9:30 am ET and Thursday, June 23 at 10:15 am ET


WHO:
Wednesday:

Oregon's U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley

Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Shannon Estenoz

and others


Thursday:

Oregon's U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Alex Padilla (D-CA)

and others



WHERE: Livestreamed to Senator Merkley’s YouTube Page