migrating monarchs…
is your yard a butterfly sanctuary?


Every year it happens, thousands of monarch butterflies migrate southward in search of a more temperate climate. In northern latitudes, the migration may have already peaked, for people in the central and southern states, it’s just beginning, and if you’re in a warm southern climate, the monarchs in your area may not migrate at all. For those living west of the Rockies, the monarch population is heading to coastal California, and if you’re east of the Rockies, the butterflies are taking a longer trip to forests high in the mountains of Mexico. Continue reading