The eastern migratory population of monarchs undertakes what is arguably the most dramatic example of insect migration known. Every year, three to five generations of monarch butterflies are needed to successfully complete their migration efforts spanning Mexico, United States and Canada and traverses thousands of miles.
Sadly, in recent decades, this migratory population has declined by more than 80% due to extensive loss of habitat throughout their breeding grounds and migratory path due to land-use changes
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Sept. 20, 2022 – Pollinators play a critical role in the production of most fruits and vegetables, and a great way to support them is by planting native plants. Bayer is helping the cause by giving away free native-plant seed packets through a new partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC).
5 Days of Gratitude! | Day5 With today being our final Day of Gratitude, allow yourself a moment to pause and reflect on what fills your heart with gratitude.Today, Missourians for Monarchs is grateful for HABITAT CREATORSWithout people like you creating habitat, whether it be across rural landscapes or in suburban/urban areas; our beloved monarch would have an even more challenging plight for survival. Thank you Habitat Creators!We hope, during the past 5 days, you've gifted yourself with a moment of reflection on your own feelings of gratitude. If you want to share your gratitude, feel free to leave a comment below; otherwise, quiet, inward reflection for why you're grateful can be just as rewarding.On this final Day of Gratitude, what are you grateful for?#5DaysOfGratitude... See MoreSee Less
5 Days of Gratitude! | Day 4 As we continue to reflect on all that fills us with gratitude, today we are grateful for FRIENDS & FAMILY! Sometimes we forget to thank the people who make our lives happy. And, as the old saying goes, "It's not where you are in life, it's who you have by your side that matters." So, today (and always), tell the loved ones by your side, "Thank You!" We hope, during the past 4 days, you've allowed yourself a few moments to reflect on your own feelings of gratitude. On this Thanksgiving Day, what are you grateful for?#5DaysofGratitude ... See MoreSee Less
5 Days of Gratitude! | Day 3 As we continue to reflect on all that we are grateful for, today, Missourians for Monarchs is grateful for VOLUNTEERS! When it comes to habitat creation and assessment, Volunteers are an integral part of the process. The tireless passion of so many volunteers giving their time and sweat (literally! 😁) to help create, clean-up, and/or assess pollinator habitat is truly and greatly appreciated by all of us at Missourians for Monarchs. Thank you Volunteers!For the remainder of the week, we will continue to post why we, at Missourians for Monarchs, are grateful and we encourage you to gift yourself with a moment of reflection on your own feelings of gratitude. If you want to share your gratitude, feel free to leave a comment below; otherwise, quiet, inward reflection for why you're grateful can be just as rewarding.What are you grateful for? ... See MoreSee Less