monarch decline

Welcome the Monarchs Home to Minnesota!

The monarchs have a long haul back to Minnesota, yet they return every year so there must be something special about the Great Lakes State of the North. #MNnature in St Paul, Minnesota, helps you follow our friends as they travel northward. Visit http://www.learner.org/jnorth/ to see where the monarchs are now. Welcome to the Journey […]

Record Decrease in Monarch Population

The World Wildlife Fund, Mexico’s Environment Dept., and Natural Protected Areas Commission released a report that cites decline in population (to its lowest level since studies began in 1993) due to several factors: GMO crops Displacement of food (milkweed) Reduction in habitat (illegal logging in Mexico + urban sprawl in the U.S.) WWF report HERE […]