Monarch Butterfuly

Funds for Oklahoma Wildlife – Saving the Monarchs

December 3, 2019

By: Dr. Patrick Bell You all may have just seen these beautiful monarch butterflies migrate through Oklahoma City just a few short weeks ago. Weighing less than a cracker, each monarch can fly more than 250 miles in a day. It can take as many as four generations to make the multi-thousand-mile trek to their…

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Statewide Plan to Save the Monarchs Takes Flight, 40+ Organizations Call Upon Citizens to Join Project

April 16, 2018

In the last decade, due to habitat loss and other factors, monarch butterfly populations have plummeted at an alarming rate – an estimated 80-90 percent since 1996. Oklahoma plays a critical role in their survival by being centrally located in their migration pathway each spring and fall. Unwilling to risk the loss of this species…

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