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The project is administered and coordinated by
California Polytechnic State University.

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Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) is located in San Luis Obispo, California. San Luis Obispo County is located on the coast, at approximately the middle of the western monarch’s coastal wintering habitat.




Principal Investigator

Francis Villablanca, Ph.D.
Science Adviser, Monarch Alert
Professor, Biological Sciences
Cal Poly State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0401

Faculty web page

Villablanca Lab of Molecular and Organismal Evolution


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