The keystone Monarch butterfly is stressed from habitat loss, agriculture and climate change

Helping the Monarch Butterfly Recover

The life-cycle of the Monarch butterfly is epic. When cooler temperatures signal the coming North American winter, the vivid orange and black insect makes a grand 3,000 mile, multi-generational journey south to Mexico, at times flying at altitudes as high as 10,000 feet. The Monarch is the only butterfly species making such a long, two-way annual migration.  Offspring of the overwintering butterflies …

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