Scientists Try to Save Migratory Western Monarch Butterflies as a Mystery UnfoldsDuring the 20th century, millions of Western Monarch butterflies clustered along the California coast during their winter migration. But just last fall, fewer than 2,000 showed up.
Healdsburg Winery Donates $800K Plot For 8-Acre Monarch Butterfly SanctuaryJordan Winery in Sonoma County is dedicating eight acres or nearly $800,000 worth of land to help the monarch butterfly.
California's Monarch Butterflies Population Critically Low For 2nd YearThe western monarch butterfly population wintering along California's coast remains critically low for the second year in a row.
Plunging Monarch Butterfly Population Seen With Increasing AlarmIn the 1980s, an estimated 4.5 million western monarchs overwintered along the California coast. At last count, taken during the 2018 annual Thanksgiving count, their population hit a record low - just 28,429 butterflies.
Count Finds 86 Percent Decline in Monarch Butterflies on California CoastResearchers with an environmental group have labeled as "disturbingly low" the number of western monarch butterflies that migrate along the California coast.
California Monarch Butterfly Population TumblingThe number of monarch butterflies in California is on a steep decline, according to a new study.
Where To See The Monarch Butterfly Migration In Northern CaliforniaEach year from mid-October to mid-February the Monarch butterfly migrate to the central and northern California coast. One of the things that make the migration special is that the butterflies return to the same locations year after year and that the general public can easily see them.