Posts Tagged: Thanksgiving count
Western Monarch Population Increase: What Does This Mean?
What does the increase in the overwintering Western monarch population along coastal California mean? The number...
Overwintering monarchs at Pacific Grove, California, in 2016. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This migratory male monarch, released Aug. 28, 2016 by Steve Johnson of Ashland as part of the David James' citizen scientist project, fluttered into Vacaville, Calif. on Sept. 5, 2016, on its way to an overwintering site along coastal California. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
How Many Overwintering Monarchs in California?
There's good news and not-so-good news about the Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count in California. Last December the Xerces Society for Invertebrate...
Monarch butterfly feeding on milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Monarch and a honey bee sharing a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male monarch on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)