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Unraveling the Monarch Mysteries of Deep South Texas

Deep South Texas is nestled along the mighty Rio Grande River that leads to the sandy shores of South Padre Island. Deep South Texas, also known as the Lower Rio … Read more

El Día de Muertos y el Trabajo de Conservación de la Mariposa Monarca

Por cientos de años, al comenzar las celebraciones del Día de Muertos, el cielo azul del estado de Michoacán y el Estado de México se matiza de brillantes colores naranja, … Read more

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What the Listing of the Monarch Butterfly as Endangered Really Means

By now you’ve probably heard the news: the monarch butterfly has been listed as an endangered species. The stunning butterfly species, once common across the United States and famous for … Read more

5 Ways You Can Help Eastern Monarchs

The once-common monarch butterfly has suffered steep population declines across North America in the last few decades. Both the eastern and western populations of these migratory butterflies are in real … Read more

Six Ways to Support Fall Monarch Migration

Each fall, monarch butterflies embark on an incredible migration to their wintering grounds. West of the Rockies, the population heads to the Pacific coast, where they gather in scattered roosts … Read more

Get Our New Book: Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife

We’re excited to announce the publication of our wildlife habitat gardening how-to book Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife, Expanded Second Edition. Written by TV host and naturalist David Mizejewski, the book … Read more

How the Monarch Butterfly Population is Measured

The recent announcement that the overwintering monarch butterfly population has increased 144 percent since last year is great news, but might be a bit confusing. Aren’t monarch butterflies still in … Read more

Good News for Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population

The latest numbers for the eastern monarch butterfly population have just been released and posted by Monarch Watch, and there’s some good news to report. The species has experienced a precipitous decline … Read more

Monarch Butterfly 2018 Population Down by 14.8 Percent

The population number of eastern monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico has been released, showing a 14.8 percent decline over last year, continuing the downward trend that has resulted in an overall 90 percent … Read more

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Show Monarch Butterflies Some Love this Valentine’s Day

Will you be the monarch butterfly’s Valentine? If you will, we promise every heart will have a reason to flutter with joy. What could be better than helping rescue this … Read more

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