Search
Close this search box.

2019 Monarch Population Status

posted by Chip Taylor

Last year the monarch population increased from 2.48 hectares to 6.05, and it seems possible that the population is on track to increase once again. However, the timing of the migration northward is crucial as the monarchs begin to return through March, April and May. Temperatures along their migration paths are an important indicator for whether monarchs will flourish as they migrate, and survive in strong numbers, or potentially get caught in cold bursts. While it is still early, it seems likely that the monarch population will indeed prosper and return in greater numbers again.

Click the link below to read in greater detail about the monarch population:

https://monarchwatch.org/blog/2019/03/15/monarch-population-status-38/

More content to discover

59,000 Northern New York homes could lose access to affordable internet at the end of the month, when Affordable Connectivity Program ends 

AdkAction Press Release The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is the nation’s largest broadband affordability program currently helping 23 million households nationwide who are struggling to afford internet service needed for work, school, healthcare and more. Due to a lack of funding, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently froze enrollment and

Read More »

Road Salt Q & A

Guest Author Mikala  L’Hote, Graduate Research Assistant with the Adirondack Watershed Institute, shares answers to some of the commonly asked questions about road salt: What is road salt? Also known as “rock salt,” the most common variation of road salt used is sodium chloride (NaCl), which is essentially common table

Read More »

Compost for Good is Reimaging Waste with North Country Towns and Businesses

Each year, Americans discard 120 billion pounds of food scraps. That’s 325 pounds per person, or about 40% of the total waste stream. Packed into landfills, these food scraps generate greenhouse gasses as they slowly decompose. The same food scraps, when processed through a composting facility, regenerate as materials that

Read More »
Close