A Successful Milkweed Planting & Giveaway Event!

July 8, 2022

Thank you for a Successful Milkweed Planting & Giveaway Event! A Message from Native Monarchs Founder I cannot thank everyone enough for showing up to the first-ever (and last-minute) Planting and Milkweed Giveaway Event at Sterling Hills Golf Course on July 2, 2022, sponsored by Native Monarchs. Native Monarchs was proud to donate native Milkweed…

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Ventura County Bans Tropical Milkweed

June 9, 2022

The County of Ventura has recently banned Tropical Milkweed, it can no longer be purchased at nurseries in the county. Tropical milkweed is a non-native milkweed that is a host plant to a parasite of monarch butterflies, that interferes with their life cycle. Read the ban for more details and information. Milkweed plants serve as…

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An Update on Mexico Monarch Migration

December 14, 2021

Many people may not be aware that there is a different, Eastern Monarch migration that happens in Mexico at the same time as our Monarchs in California stay here and overwinter. Unfortunately with an increase in cartel violence, corrupt systems, illegal logging, and increased avocado farm footprints – the biggest Monarch preserve in the world…

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Western Monarch Count, Fall Update at Pismo Beach grove

December 10, 2021

We are hearing great news from fall Western Monarch counts in 2021, and though more than 22,000 butterflies were counted at the Pismo Beach grove this fall, we must remember to stay on course in our conservation efforts, and that a one year improvement is far from recovery. Check out this article about Pismo Beach Monarch…

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