Western monarchs make a spectacular comeback in California

After reaching a historic low, the population of monarch butterflies overwintering in California has increased a hundredfold, according to the annual Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count. More than 247,000 butterflies were counted in 2021, up from 2,000 butterflies in 2020. “We’re ecstatic with the results and hope this trend continues,” said Emma Pelton, the western monarch […]

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