Monitoring For Monarch Butterflies: This Year’s Milkweed Tells The Story

Carol Labuzzetta
4 min readJul 27, 2022
Common Milkwee. Uneaten. July 2022. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2022.

By now, you’ve probably heard of last week's listing of the iconic monarch butterfly on the IUCN’s (International Union for Conservation of Nature) red list of endangered species. This listing largely does nothing to add the species to have protection for the monarch under the Endangered Species Act in the United States. In December of 2020, the following statement…

Carol Labuzzetta

Carol is an environmental educator. She has masters degrees in both Child Health & Natural Resources. Carol writes about nature, travel, & life. Top Writer x2.