Mowing for monarchs

You might think that mowing fields wouldn't benefit monarch butterfly populations. New research from Michigan State University, however, shows that disturbances like mowing -- at key times -- might help boost the iconic butterfly's numbers.

Mowing for monarchs

Tue 12 Mar 19 from

Mowing for monarchs, Tue 12 Mar 19 from Eurekalert

Mowing milkweed fields helps monarch butterflies

Monarch butterflies face a number of threats, but lawnmowers aren't one of them. Freshly mowed fields can actually benefit monarch butterflies.

Tue 12 Mar 19 from UPI

When it comes to monarchs, fall migration matters

New research conducted by Michigan State University and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows that a critical piece of the butterfly's annual cycle was missing ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from Eurekalert

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