Dennis Frey passed away August 3, 2019, Nipomo, CA

The monarch community sadly lost a leader on Saturday, August 3, 2019, when Dennis Frey passed away. His contributions to the lives of many include the creation of the Monarch Alert Program at Cal Poly, the Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count, and contributions to western monarch research including monarch biology, reproduction, and conservation over the last 30 years. His legacy will live on with everyone he has interacted with as well as those he has influenced but never met.