Wege Environmental Lecture:
Monarchs, Milkweed and Migration with Dr. Anurag Agrawal Sold Out

September 24, 2019 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Join scientist, author, and monarch butterfly expert Dr. Anurag Agrawal as he explores, through striking visual imagery, the fascinating natural history of monarchs and milkweed, revealing the coevolutionary battle between monarchs and milkweed’s famous toxins. Dr. Agrawal will discuss the current predicament of monarch declines and conservation efforts. The talk requires no scientific background, but will convey the latest research results, and provide a survey of current issues in monarch conservation.

Dr. Agrawal’s book, Monarchs and Milkweed, was the winner of the 2017 “National Outdoor Book Awards for Nature and the Environment” and will be available for sale and signing at the lecture.

Captioning service will be provided.

Space is limited, registration required. To register, click the "enroll" button above. If you have specific registration questions please contact Shelly Kilroy at or call 616-975-3144. 

This lecture applies toward 1 hour Extension Master Gardener Education credit.

Fee: Free for members; $14.50 non-members