Here come the monarchs!
Flying in a frenzy,
a golden flow, an explosion of orange, a blizzard of butterflies—flapping, gliding, mating, drinking—so many monarchs we could scarcely breathe....

That's how people describe the sight of millions of monarchs preparing for the journey north. Why are the monarchs in such a hurry? Today's report is full of clues. As you track the migration this spring, look for the many time-sensitive connections between monarchs, the climate, and the seasons.

Photo by Mr. Don Davis, March, 2006.