California’s Monarch butterfly population hit a record low in 2018 after dropping a whopping 86 percent from the previous year. According to the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the total population has declined 97 percent since the 1980s, but this latest one year drop is “potentially catastrophic.” In the western part of the United States, monarchs migrate to California for the winter, traveling from Idaho and Utah.

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  • Monarch butterfly population up in Mexico, down in California
    When it comes to the 2019 monarch butterfly population, the numbers suggest catastrophe in California and a rebound in Mexico. On the west coast, the news is dismal. The western population of monarch butterflies, which travel up and down the California coast, hit a historic low this year according to a study by the Xerces Society.
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  • California’s Monarch Butterfly Population Hits Record Low ...
    The population of western monarch butterflies in California dropped to a record low last year, according to a nonprofit conservation group. Credit Credit Jason Henry for The New York Times They arrive in California each winter, an undulating ribbon of orange and black.
    01/17/2019 - 6:58 am | View Website
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    The society has preliminary counts from 97 sites, most of them along California’s coast, representing an area that traditionally accounts for nearly 77 percent of the state’s winter monarch population.
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  • Californias Monarch butterfly population hits ‘potentially ...
    California’s Monarch butterfly population hit a record low in 2018 after dropping a whopping 86 percent from the previous year. According to the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the total population has declined 97 percent since the 1980s, but this latest one year drop is “potentially catastrophic.”
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  • California’s Monarch Butterfly Population Collapses By 86% ...
    Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus plexippus) are the most well-known butterflies species in North America. The Western Monarch typically migrates to California each winter, and researchers for the conservation group count its population in the state each November.
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