Recently graduated from UMN with a Masters in Conservation Biology,Eneida Montesinos returned to her country Mexico to work as field assistant for the Monarch Butterfly Fund in Mexico. Here she coordinates the reforestation and other conservation efforts in the Monarch Butterfly overwintering areas. She also works as coordinator of the National Monitoring of Monarch Butterfly in Mexico. Eneida worked for Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Foundation to develop a curriculum for adults who work as tour guides in the Monarchs´colonies. She also has taught several workshops on biology and conservation of monarchs to the guides and other communities members of the Monarch Butterfly Reserve since 2006. Eneida has studied monarchs since 1997 on topics such as predation and genetics and is now focused on environmental education and monitoring of Monarchs.
- Young Isebrand, E., Oberhauser, K.S., Bailey, K.,Charest, S., Hayes, B., Howard, E., Lovett, J., Meyers, S., Mollenhauer, E., Montesinos-Patino, E., Ryan, A., Taylor, O.R., Trevino, R. (2015) Environmental Education and Monarchs: Reaching across Disciplines, Generations, and Nations. Monarchs in Changing World: Biology and Conservation of an Iconic Butterfly. 1: 5-13.