from Sunnyvale, California and graduated from the University of California,
Berkeley. He joined World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Mexico City in November
of 2001 and since has been privileged to join the trinational conservation
efforts to protect the overwintering habitat of the Monarch Butterfly.
As the Monarch
Butterfly Program Officer at the World Wildlife Fund, Mexico, Jordi has
been responsible for the daily management of the program, the signing
of the Trust Contract, and the creation of the Fund monitoring system.
chasing after Monarch Butterflies, Jordi enjoys triathlon training and
reading about Mexican and European history. He has a dual B.A. in Political
Economy and History from the University of California, Berkeley.
my name is Jordi Honey-Rosés and I'm working for World Wildlife
Fund here in Mexico on monarch butterfly conservation and forest protection.
main project here with World Wildlife Fund is the Monarch Butterfly
Conservation Fund which was established in 2000 during the creation
of the new protected area.
idea, simply put, was to convert logging permits into trees, and doing
that by helping the communities that previously had logging permits
and paying them for no longer logging. We also want to work on reforestation
and also law enforcement. Because even though planting trees is important
we feel it is important to also project the 60 or 70 year old trees
that are already standing."
the Sierra Chincua Monarch Sanctuary
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