Monarch Butterfly Quick Guide

There’s a thrill that comes from spotting the first Monarch of the year, flitting about in a sunny meadow in search of sweet nectar. But monarch populations have declined over the past 30 years, with recent overwintering numbers in Mexico well below what scientists think is needed to sustain the eastern North American population. Actions to support monarchs across their life cycles will be important to securing the future of the species.

Learn all about Monarchs in our Quick Guide and check out more information on life cycle, threats, and how you can help

Quick Guide to Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterfly quick guide