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monarch watch logoMonarch 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.

newThe 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.

NEWAssisting States with Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Conservation
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is taking a lead role to help save the monarch butterfly that has been on a steady decline by 90 percent in recent years. As a result, the Service’s Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program (WSFR) has committed to assist States to include actions for monarch butterfly and other pollinator conservation projects funded through WSFR grants. Learn more...

milkweedPeaked Mountain Farm They are a Native Pollinator Sanctuary in Dedham, Maine. They sell MOFGA Certified Organic Common Milkweed Plugs and/or Butterfly Weed Plugs. If you would like to order their" bee Kind" to our native pollinators, including the Monarch butterfly that needs ample Common Milkweed, please order by April 15 to ensure you will have plants for planting this spring. They stop selling plugs around June 15th. View their brochure for more information

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