Check out these related links!
Monarch Watch - Monarch Watch is a nonprofit education, conservation, and research program based at the University of Kansas that focuses on the monarch butterfly, its habitat, and its spectacular fall migration.
Monarch Waystation - Monarch Waystations are places that provide resources necessary for monarchs to produce successive generations and sustain their migration. Visit their website for more information.
Peaked Mountain Farm They are a Native Pollinator Sanctuary in Dedham, Maine. They sell milkweed plugs, (sold out for 2016). Mark your calendar and contact them in early 2017 for purchase dates.
The McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity is located in the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, FL. With more than 10 million specimens, the McGuire Center houses one of the world's largest Lepidoptera collections, representing most of the world's 20,000 butterfly species and many of the estimated 245,000 moth species.
The McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity serves both research and public education functions. The center includes the 6,400-square-foot living Butterfly Rainforest, an adjacent 4,600-square-foot exhibit gallery featuring information about Lepidoptera and rain forests worldwide, as well as more than 31,000 square feet of research laboratories and collection space.
University of Maine Cooperative Extension