Individuals can have a significant impact on monarch conservation issues.
- Follow on Facebook
Conservation organizations provide networking opportunities and information about ways to help: Journey North, Monarch Joint Venture, Make Way for Monarchs, Southwest Monarch Study, Wild Ones, Monarch Watch, and Pollinator Partnership.
- Write a letter or article
your concerns with local news outlets, legislative representatives, land-managers, corporations, etc.
- Attend meetings
Learn where decisions are being made that affect monarch habitat at the local or state/province level.
- Follow legislation
Encourage legislation that protects habitat for monarchs and other pollinators such as bills related to agricultural practices, food labeling, land management, and pesticides.
- Support beneficial farming practices
Advocate for practices that do not eradicate milkweed or nectar plants.
- Use consumer choice
Vote with your dollars by purchasing foods and products that protect habitat for monarchs and other pollinators. Avoid foods made with herbicide-tolerant crops.
- Build community support
Share information about monarch conservation needs through local organizations: scouts, garden clubs, adopt-a-highway.
- Share your success
Your story can help inspire others. Contact Journey North.