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1-30-2019 Eastern Monarch Butterfly Numbers Increase by 144%.

Some good news. The population of Eastern monarchs, which overwinter in Mexico, is the largest since 2007 with a 144%. However, the Western monarch population is down 86% over last year so all is not rosy.

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What can you do? Continue (or start if you have not already) to plant native milkweed as both a host & nectar plant for the monarch’s, discontinue use of pesticides and plant flowers for nectar. And spread the word to all your neighbors encouraging them to provide much-needed habitat for these graceful, beautiful butterflies.

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