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New Numbers Show Monarch Butterfly Populations Still in Trouble

The annual population status report for the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) has been released showing a 27 percent decrease from last year’s population. Populations of this once-common iconic black and …

Connecting people with nature. Photo by Madison Simons, National Wildlife Photo Contest

Working Together to Promote the Great Outdoors

Every year, the National Wildlife Federation engages thousands of people in wildlife conservation and outdoor experiences with the help of partners from across the country. One of these partners, the …

Monarch butterfly. Photo by Carolyn Souder, National Wildlife Photo Contest

Monarch Butterflies in National Parks

The monarch butterfly is one of the many wildlife species that can be observed in National Parks all over the country. Monarch butterflies are also one of the important pollinators …

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Butterfly Heroes’ Highlights and Successes

The National Wildlife Federation’s Butterfly Heroes program sought to bring awareness to the declining population of monarchs and other pollinators and connect gardeners, kids, and families alike to protect these important species. …

Monarch Identification Chart

Quiz: Will These Monarch Look-Alikes Fool You?

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Create an Enchanted Wildlife Garden

Monarch chrysalis by Avelino Maestas.

A Visual Journey Through the Monarch Life Cycle

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