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Elizabeth Howard, founder of Journey North, Pete Oberhauser, center, and Chip Taylor, Monarch Watch founder discuss the future of Monarchs.

Monarch butterflies often winter south to Mexico

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Editor's note: Butterfly enthusiast John Weber reports in the second of a three-part series on the international Monarch conference held this summer in Minneapolis.


In the previous column on the June international Monarch butterfly conference I attended, I mentioned some aspects pertaining to the U.S.

Now I turn to Mexico, where the bulk of the eastern migratory Monarch population - that includes the Minnesota-raised butterflies - over-winter.

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