monarch2The Monarch Butterfly relies on milkweed to feed and lay their eggs. But modern chemical spraying is removing milkweed from large parts of the North American agricultural belt reducing the natural habit of these magnificent entities.’

Forest habitat in the Mexican wintering area is being degraded, too,  by the forestry industry making a second serious assault further reducing their  numbers.

We can all help by planting milkweed in our gardens and property lots, or even on rooftop green spaces, anywhere  milkweed can grow…


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