Monarch butterfly

Monarchs on the Move

The Safari West Monarch Butterfly Conservation Garden may be young but it has already become an amazing addition to our landscape and conservation work. When Safari West (with the invaluable help of Merle Reuser, our local monarch expert) first established the garden, our goal was simple. We wanted to help these beautiful and important insects […]

Monarchs in Mexico

Conservation Corner: Life Finds a Way

The monarch butterfly is a delicate and ethereal seeming creature that nonetheless manages the longest and most grueling migration in the insect world. During the spring season, these famously beautiful orange and black Lepidoptera can be found throughout the lower 48 states and even as far north as southern Canada. Monarchs are vulnerable to cold […]