monarch butterfly migration

Blog
Jul 17, 2017
A now "rare" monarch butterfly photographed by the author's step-mother in early July. It is one from a greatly reduced North American population threatened with extinction due to the use of herbicides and climate change.

If the monarch butterfly goes extinct, we're all to blame

Thomas Woodley
Back in the 1970s, "citizen scientists" were engaged to track the migration of the monarch butterfly. Today "citizen scientists" are needed to save this formerly ubiquitous butterfly from extinction.
Blog
Apr 28, 2015
Photo: Sid Mosdell/flickr

Milkweed is a monarch's best defence

David Suzuki
Planting milkweed may seem small, but thousands of Canadians stitching together parks and yards with schools and rights-of-way into butterfly corridors could usher in a new era for monarchs.
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