As we all know, butterflies plays an important role in pollination. Featured in Ramon Gonzalez‘s article posted in Mother Nature Network is an alarming question of where have all the Monarch Butterflies gone?
It was recorded that there was a large dropped on the number of butterflies arrived in Mexico as their overwintering location. Monarch butterflies migrated from Canada and United States to Mexico. It was believed that the destruction of butterflies’ habitat result to their alarming decrease of their population. It would really be a regret if we let this continue.
So what can we do to help? You can start be planting milkweed if you live along the monarch migration path. You can also create a mud puddle, grow plants that are good source of nectar and even make a butterfly garden. You can always do your part to help. Click here to read Ramon’s article.
- Monarch Butterflies Coming From Mexico Are Disappearing (minnesota.cbslocal.com)
- Monarch Butterflies’ Population Steadily Declining, But Why? (scienceworldreport.com)