Posts Tagged: declining population
Thankfully, they're out there. Butterfly guru Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished professor of evolution and ecology, spotted a female monarch butterfly at 1:35 today. As he mentioned in his email: "So, at 1:25 p.m. a female monarch flew directly...
A monarch caterpillar and a honey bee sharing tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica, in the summer of 2020 in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the graph that WSU entomologist David James posted on his Facebook research page, Monarchs Butterflies in the Pacific Northwest.
California's monarch population is rapidly declining. They're on life support. What actions should we take? A group of invited guests--invited by the Environmental Defense Fund--met Feb. 28 at UC Davis to discuss "Recovering the Western...
Butterflies roosting in the Berkeley Aquatic Park on Nov. 26, 2015. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch chrysalis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarch will soon eclose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male monarch on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)