The only host plant of the monarch butterfly (milkweed) is often a noxious weed in Canada. In the USA there is a loss of biodiverse agriculture and agricultural lands to urban sprawl and use of pesticides and herbicides.
In Mexico there is illegal logging of Oyamel fir trees within the Monarch Butterfly Habitat. In 2010 according to Monarch Watch over 50 percent of the monarchs died due to mudslides, freezing rains and floods within and around the sanctuaries.
We the undersigned promise not to use pesticides or herbicides in gardening. We agree not to plant monoculture crops.
We promise to plant a variety of native crops and plants for pollinators and insect control. We promise to plant milkweed for the monarch butterfly to establish the next generation of butterflies.
Butterfly Woman Publishing, is owned by the author.
Books include "My Name is Butterfly" and "The Monarch Butterfly Coloring Book."
2014 "My Name is Butterfly" is now available as an eBook on Amazon. The book was also published in Spanish.
My second book, "The Monarch Butterfly Coloring Book" was published in Spanish in 2014.
Owner Butterfly Woman Publishing
Former Executive Director: Happy Tonics, Inc.
A nonprofit for environmental education in northwest Wisconsin.
I retired and live in Saratoga Springs, New York, the home of my ancestors since 1856. My ancestry is from Ireland.
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