Beauty in our gardens depends on pollinators. The population of one of those pollinators, the monarch butterfly, is declining. There are efforts under way to reverse that decline.
You can help.
On this page are links to organizations that are fighting to preserve the monarch butterfly, steps you can take to make a place for butterflies at your home, school and park programs about butterflies, and information about the distinctively-marked and colorful monarch.
Create a Monarch
Create a Backyard Butterfly Bonanza
A Chemical-Free Backyard for Your Family
Using Native Plants to Attract Butterflies
Monarch Joint Venture
Craft: Paper Butterflies (page 7)
School Programs About Monarchs at Hidden Oaks Nature Center
Green Spring Gardens’ School Field Trips
Visiting the Monarchs in Mexico
Bioretention: Filtering the water
Outdoor Play Every Day