70+ More Eggs!
I noticed a monarch butterfly fluttering in the Showy milkweed. I grabbed the gear and collected over 70 eggs from the showy, swamp, and common milkweed until it... Read more
OMG!!! 101 Eggs!
Yesterday, we were headed to the post office when we found 1 monarch circling our gardens. We hopped out of the car and couldn't get close enough to... Read more
Released 56 Monarchs! Have 5 More on the Way!
As always, thanks so much for your support! There is so much good news to share!
On July 26, we sent an invitation to friends and neighbors, "You are... Read more
Finally! 95+ Monarch Eggs and Caterpillars!
This year's monarch "Rescue, Raise, and Release" project got off to a slow start. Leo built another 4 raised beds, we planted them in colorful annuals, then planted... Read more
Please Sign Petition to Save Monarchs
We hope that this message reaches you in warmth, great health, and high spirits!
Please sign the following petition created by the Center of Food Safety and pass... Read more
Part 3 - 38 Monarchs Released! 15 More on the Way!
Our "grandkids" needed some help along the way, so, working together, Leo and I used duct tape and a needle and thread to make sure they could develop... Read more
Part 2 - 38 Monarchs Released! 15 More on the Way!
Hi Dear Friends,
Thanks for caring!
The journey continues!
Looks like I need a Part 3!
Again, thanks for caring!
Dorothy & Leo
Part 1 - 38 Monarchs Released! 15 More on the Way!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
We've Rescued, Raised, and Released our first batch of monarchs, and none of it would have been possible without each and every one... Read more
We are so grateful to each and every one of you! Thanks to you, we are one step closer to our goal of Rescuing, Raising, and Releasing monarchs,... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving Update and Action Alert
Leo and I hope you have a very Happy Thanksgiving, surrounded with friends and family while doing the things that matter most to you!
We are so grateful... Read more
Monarch Waystation Update!
Again, THANK YOU! None of this would be happening without your generous support! And we need it now, more than ever!
By now, everyone should have received all... Read more
Happy Holiday Update!
We hope you had a terrific Thanksgiving!
You made our Thanksgiving extra special this year, and we said a little prayer for each and every one of you.... Read more
Custom Seed Packets and Prints Sent. E-cards and screensavers SOON!
We've been asked about whether fall or spring is the best time to plant your milkweed seeds.
Dr. Chip Taylor, the MonarchWatch.org Director, suggests planting your milkweed this... Read more
First of all, again, to you dear people who live on the east coast and have been hit by the Nor'easter, bless your hearts! Our thoughts and prayers... Read more
Quick! Working Fast to Finish B4 it Snows!
First of all, to you dear people who live on the east coast and have been hit by Hurricane Sandy, bless your hearts! Please hang in there, be... Read more
Solution for those of you donating your seed packets
Many thanks to "Jarlis" for sending me the following:
"For those of us that pledged for the seeds in order to gift them the decision to just post the information... Read more
First of all, if any of you dear people live on the east coast and are in Hurricane Sandy's path, bless your hearts! Our thoughts and prayers are with you.... Read more
Just received a message about why the backers/donation tally in the right hand border doesn't add up.
The backers/donation tally of the right hand border is... Read more
How Big Does My Monarch Waystation Need to Be?
We've had a number of people ask how big a garden is needed to create a Monarch Waystation. Don't worry, your garden doesn't need to be as large... Read more
Still Time to Help Restore Monarch Butterflies!
Although this stage of our project has ended and was successfully funded, there is still time to become a team member and receive rewards by working directly with us.
Please... Read more
Now the fun part!
Thought you'd like to see us hard at work. Yesterday was a beautiful day, and we spent it planning the final layout so we can plan the dirt... Read more
OMG! OMG! OMG! THANK YOU ALL!!!!!!
WE DID IT!!!! WE CAN'T THANK YOU ENOUGH!
In the last few hours, a number of ANGELS stepped up and put us over the top!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK... Read more
9 hours to go
I just checked this site and am truly touched by the number of people who have supported this project or upped their pledge this morning, or suggested alternatives if... Read more
22 hours to go and we have accepted that this could go either way. How do we even begin to say thanks to all of you who pledged, or upped... Read more
Funding Deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 10th, After Midnight!
You are terrific!!! Thank you all!
We have had a surge of support since our last update and we could not be more grateful! We are even more grateful for... Read more
Controversy about releasing captive-bred monarchs
We have twelve days to go and we're really not sure if it's going to happen. I know you are all pushing for us - thank you!
We thought that... Read more