Monarch butterfly

America may not have a royal family, but we do have a royal butterfly.

Here are a few links to help you support the Monarch butterfly:

Plant native milkweed

Find milkweed suppliers

If you have .15 acres to devote to the endeavor, you can purchase a Monarch Kit from Hedgerow Farms in Winters. (Needs to be set-up in advance for a fall planting.)

Photo courtesy of Xerces Society, Stephanie McKnight.