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 numbers below. Jump to the end of the article to read about the new legislation for a Monarch Pollinator and Highway Act, which would establish a federal grant program available to Native American tribes, federal land management agency and state departments of transportation to create pollinator-friendly roadways. The act has since been added to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
San Luis Obispo Tribune Article: More than 22,000 butterflies counted at Pismo Beach grove as monarch numbers soar