Napa County aids monarch butterfly comeback push

Napa Valley Register (Napa, CA)

July 19, 2022

Napa Valley wine country could potentially also be western monarch butterfly country — at least a little bit — at a time when the iconic orange-and-black butterfly needs help. 

The butterfly faces challenges. An annual Thanksgiving count done in California found about 2,000 monarchs in 2020 before rebounding to 247,000 in 2021. Both numbers are far short of the more than 1.2 million recorded in 1997.

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