Tag: western monarch

By Elizabeth E. Crone, professor and quantitative ecologist at the University of California Davis on 31. January 2023 A few weeks ago, a reporter asked me whether relatively high western monarch butterfly counts again this year mean that the population has recovered. …

The Current Status Of Western Monarch Butterflies, By The Numbers Read More »

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The Xerces Society’s Western Monarch Count: Mid-Season Update, December 2022 Date: 12/7/22 Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count surpasses 300,000 butterflies and counting While preliminary, more than 300,000* monarch butterflies have been reported across 183 overwintering sites in California for The Xerces …

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By Isis Howard on March 2, 2022. Western Monarch population experiences seasonal winter decline, but remains higher than previous years. The Western Monarch New Year’s Count serves as a follow-up to the annual Thanksgiving Count to help scientists better understand how the …

New Year’s Count Of Western Monarchs Tracks Population Decline During Overwintering Season Read More »

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