Learn more about monarchs and Monarch Conservation:
(CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, WI, WV, VT)
(AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, NC, SC, TN, VA)
Northern Great Plains
(MT, ND, NE, SD, WY)
Southern Great Plains
(CO, KS, NM, OK, TX)
These educational resources were developed by the Florida Museum in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and Butterfly Conservation Initiative. Printed copies of the Monarchs & Milkweeds brochures may be ordered in any quantity from the UF IFAS Bookstore.
Explore the Xerces Society’s many resources on monarchs and monarch conservation.
A significant focus of our monarch conservation efforts focuses on western monarchs, which breed west of the Rocky Mountains and generally overwinter in coastal California. Western monarchs are less well-studied—yet they are at a greater risk of extinction as their eastern counterparts.
A Guide to Saving America’s Butterfly
This brochure contains information about how to enhance any landscape to help meet the seasonal needs of monarchs.
Making Room for Monarchs
Learn more about how you can support monarchs in your landscape.
Simple changes to how we manage home landscapes, parks, and greenspaces can make a big difference for monarchs.
Find resources for identifying and protecting habitat, and learn about management practices to support monarchs.
Roadsides and other rights-of-way present opportunities to provide vital monarch habitat.
Resources for managing farms, rangelands, and other working lands for monarchs.