Monday, July 22, 2013

Drop in Monarch Population Overwintering in Mexico

...in order to compensate for the continued loss of habitat we need to plant LOTS AND LOTS of milkweed. To assure a future for monarchs, conservation and restoration of milkweeds needs to become a national priority.
The factors involved in the declining numbers are worth a quick read.

2 comments:

Mike Creuzer said...

I am letting some grow in my front yard. Last year it was 1 plant, this year it's 5.

H2 said...

Nicely done, Mike. You're way ahead of me.

Milkweed's intoxicating scent makes it a beneficial plant in other ways too.