Twin Cities Man Working To Save Monarch PopulationWhether at the Science Museum of Minnesota, or in the classroom, there's a good chance that you or your kids have had a butterfly as a teacher. Monarch butterflies have been used for generations to teach elementary-aged children about lifecycles and the wonders of nature.
Monarch Joint Venture: Plant Milkweed To Save The ButterflyExperts said Monarch butterfly numbers are dropping dangerously low, but there's an easy way you can help. The St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota has a garden specifically catered to pollenating and helping the Monarch butterfly.
U Of M Expert Makes Plea For Monarch ButterfliesA University of Minnesota researcher is sounding the alarm about the all-time-low number of monarch butterflies hibernating in Mexico. Karen Oberhauser was one of several experts making an urgent plea in Mexico City on Wednesday for North American leaders to take immediate action to protect the annual migration of millions of monarchs.