#repost @monarchjointventure with @get_repost ・・・ #icymi : Record Low Number of Overwintering Monarch Butterflies in California - they need your help! We are partnering with @xercessociety and many other organizations in the west to - join us. http://ow.ly/hMWA50khGoS
#repost @saline_valley_monarchs with @get_repost ・・・ 🚨🚨🚨 western monarchs have declined by more than 99% since peak popns in the 1980s+1990s. numbers are based on citizen science counts at overwintering areas along the coast. 🚨🚨🚨 You can help! Plant native milkweed and nectar plants, eliminate use of pesticides or insecticides in your garden and get involved with citizen science efforts! Thank you @xercessociety for keeping this important issue at the forefront of conservation!
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To read about what life is like for monarchs in their winter home in Mexico, visit JourneyNorth.org. 🌎 Tag us with your monarch news. #monarch_hosts
#repost @ecowatch has great tips for monarch hosting. 🌎Tag us with your location. #monarch_hosts _____________ Original post 5 ways to make a difference in the life of a monarch! 🐛 . 🌎EcoWatch.com/save-monarch-butterflies . 📸: Irma Omerhodzic / @irm___a
#repost @d.guerraphoto is hosting monarchs in Nuevo León, Mexico. 🌎Tag us with your location. #monarch_hosts _____________ Original post “El secreto no es correr detrás de las mariposas... es cuidar el jardín para que ellas vengan a ti” Otoño de la Mariposa Monarca en México🍂🇲🇽 Fav pics by me📷🦋❤️ • • •
#repost @rhondafleminghayes videoed these migrating monarchs in Florida. 🌎Tag us with your location. #monarch_hosts _____________ Original post I came upon a monarch roost behind our Florida breakfast spot! Hundreds! Plus there are so many fluttering all over the sand dunes.
#repost @myscoop photographed this migrating monarch along the Gulf Coast of Florida. 🌎Tag us with your location. #monarch_hosts _____________ Original post One of the most peaceful sights this Thanksgiving week has been watching these beautiful Monarch butterflies by the hundreds each day still migrating along the Gulf Coast. The Aztecs considered the Monarch butterfly the goddess of motherhood, love, and beauty. Monarchs were also seen as a symbol of spirituality and death representing the souls of the dead returning to earth. They saw the image of a human face in the motif of the butterfly’s wings. A ...
#repost @javster7 videoed these migrating monarchs in Texas. _____________ Original post Another spectacle of nature to witness on South Padre Island, the Monarch fall migration! These are on their way to wintering grounds in central Mexico. They arrived with the cold front the last couple of days! Sure glad the sun is out for them now. #monarchbutterfly
#repost @hbhippie found a tagged monarch from Arizona in his California garden! 🌎Tag us with your location. #monarch_hosts _____________ Original post A Monarch with a tag in my garden! 😍 I’ve been raising and releasing Monarchs for 3 years. This is the first time I’ve seen this!! She was tattered looking, faded, torn wing so I was going to take a picture of her when I saw the tag. So I scooped up this baby and snapped a shot of the tag. I reported the finding to Southwest Monarch Studay. They were able to trace ...
#repost @bill_wimley photographed these migrating monarchs in Louisiana. 🌎Tag us with your location. #monarch_hosts _____________ Original post 1 of 3: November 9, 2018. 3 PM. This was the first genuinely cool day of the year in South Louisiana. In the late afternoon, migrating Monarch butterflies gathered along the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain and turned their backs to the sun, low in the sky to the South, to soak up some needed warmth before dark.
#repost @williamjonescalon photographed a handout warning motorists in the monarch flight path to limit their speed to protect the butterflies. 🌎Tag us with your migration news. #monarch_hosts _____________ Original post
#repost @earthguardianspines is hosting monarchs in Florida. 🌎Tag us with your location. #monarch_hosts _____________ Original post I can't believe we caught this on camera! A monarch laying eggs on a giant milkweed plant in the garden! 🦋
#repost @passionflowers is raising monarchs in Texas. 🌎Tag us with your location. #monarch_hosts _____________ Original post ・・・ I’ve been sitting with this butterfly for a good part of this rainy, late Saturday afternoon. Not a moment was wasted to witness this beautiful monarch butterfly emerge. Its wings are wet, so I will keep it in till the warmer afternoon tomorrow. There was a little butterfly guardian, also waiting, as I kept looking out the window to check on the progress. 😹🌟🦋 *