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TAKE ACTION: HELP SAVE THE MAJESTIC MONARCH BUTTERFLY


Environment  (tags: endangered, conservation, protection, wildlife )

Beverly
- 506 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
Don't let this North American crown jewel slip away. Urge the EPA to come up with a monarch butterfly rescue plan.



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Beverly M. (85)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 3:11 am
The monarch butterfly is one of the most recognizable and revered butterflies in all the world.

Each year, the monarchs begin a remarkable journey when they fly north to lay their eggs—some as far as 3,000 miles. For three brief generations, each lasting only one or two months, the monarchs mate and breed. The fourth generation of butterflies then returns to Mexico where they hibernate in a remote forest for six to eight months, until it is time to repeat the process.

It is a process that has continued uninterrupted for 250,000 years, but the last 15 years have seen dwindling numbers. In the US, modern pesticides are killing milkweed, a primary source of nutrition. In Mexico, illegal loggers destroy their habitat.

Don't let this crown jewel slip away. Urge the EPA to develop a monarch butterfly rescue plan.

 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (275)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 3:18 am
signed Bev Thanks
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (385)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 3:28 am
Noted and clicked. Thanks Beverly.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 3:32 am
noted and signed again
 

Donna Hamilton (140)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 4:01 am
Noted and signed previously. Thanks, Beverly.
 

Wendy F. (43)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 4:09 am
Signed
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 4:53 am
Thank you, you've already signed this campaign!
TU Beverly
 

Debbie Williamson (268)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 5:08 am
Signed and noted.
 

Teresa W. (691)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 6:25 am
Thank you, you've already signed this campaign!
 

Mike H. (221)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 8:29 am
Signed thanks!
 

Dandelion G. (382)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 8:41 am
Click and Signed.

The larvae (caterpillars) of monarch butterflies eat ONLY milkweed. The milkweed allows the caterpillar to grow and keep all of the vitamins needed to transform into a beautiful butterfly. Due to loss of untouched habitat the milkweed is in decline.

To Get your FREE Milkweed Seeds to help Save the Monarch Butterflies click on link below for information.
FREE MILKWEED SEEDS TO SAVE MONARCH BUTTERFLIES
 

Natasha Salgado (522)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 9:21 am
S+s,thx Beverly!
 

Lisa Neste (699)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 9:23 am
Gladly signed, thanks Beverly!
 

Kit B. (276)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 9:43 am

Thank You for Signing! I'm in a very good place to have Monarch Butterflies in my garden, I really love watching them.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 10:08 am
signed-thanks
 

Elizabeth O. (87)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 10:13 am
Signed.
 

Shana M. (60)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 12:17 pm
signed #15,186
 

Sharon Davidson (348)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 1:29 pm
butterflys are so beautifulI plant several plants to attract different kinds in my gardens the monarch is one of my favorites and we need t do all we can to save them
 

Stephanie Reap (192)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 5:26 pm
done :)
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 5:38 pm
Noted and Signed for the Beautiful Monarch Butterflies. I am soon to be planting a bunch of milk weed, in hopes that I may attract them - although I live in North Central Alberta - hope it works, as I love butterflies.
Thank you Beverly.
 

Marlene Dinkins (233)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 6:05 pm
notato E` firmato grazie!!!!!!
 

Fran F. (111)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 6:10 pm
Noted and previously signed. TY, Beverly.
 

Kayleigh Harter (9)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 6:32 pm
Signed
 

Christina Salas (0)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 7:36 pm
I signed :)
 

Marie W. (65)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 7:52 pm
S&N
But don't depend on the Monsanto owned EPA to do it. Plant milkweed, tear out the lawn, don't use pesticides, weed killers and other poisons.
 

Timothy S. (3)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 8:41 pm
done
 

Shawna S. (43)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 9:26 pm
I've sadly noticed the dwindling numbers of monarchs and milkweed here in Canada. Growing up it was not uncommon to see 25 monarch butterflies a day. Sad their history is threatened.
Noted and signed . Thanks Kelly :")
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 9:30 pm
Thank You for Signing!
 

Don Schwarz (5)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 9:44 pm
Thank you, Dandelion G. Made a donation for milkweed seed, but asked for only 20 seeds as I have limited planting opportunities. Signed and noted.
 

Bill and Katie D. (90)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 9:58 pm
Signed * We need to save these Beautiful Butterflies and don't let them become extinct!
 

Liliana D. (124)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 10:47 pm
done, thanks
 

. (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 1:59 am
signed and noted,thank you
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Monday May 6, 2013, 3:00 am
Signed.
 

Edo R. (71)
Monday May 6, 2013, 3:56 am
Thanks for sharing!
 

Gloria picchetti (291)
Monday May 6, 2013, 5:39 am
Signed.
 

cindy g. (8)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:18 am
SIGNED....ALSO JUST WONDERING IS THERE ANY WAY SAVING THE MONARCH CAN BE ADDED TO THE DAILY "CLICK TO DONATE" - THIS IS ALSO A WORTHWHILE CAUSE!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:28 am
So tiny but so beautiful. Please protect it. We have destroyed enough of the planet's wonders already.
 

Frances Darcy (220)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:36 am
Signed, with pleasure...agree with cindy g.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 7:12 am
Signed, thank you.
 

Elizabeth S. (149)
Monday May 6, 2013, 10:10 am
Signed, thanks.
 

Lynn Squance (232)
Monday May 6, 2013, 11:23 am
signed

Monarch butterflies were the epitome of butterflies when I was growing up. Now I never see them.
 

Anders Jonsson (0)
Monday May 6, 2013, 11:47 am
It is a very beautiful butterfly.
Signed and Noted!
 

Jane H. (135)
Monday May 6, 2013, 11:56 am
signed
 

Ilona a. (51)
Monday May 6, 2013, 12:53 pm
signed and noted
 

Joanne A. (40)
Monday May 6, 2013, 12:59 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks
 

Beverly M. (85)
Monday May 6, 2013, 11:47 pm
Thank you for the link Dandelion!
 

. (0)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 7:03 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 12:29 pm
Signed and shared, thank you.
 

Jason Flint (5)
Tuesday May 7, 2013, 6:46 pm
signed and noted
 

Mariette G. (150)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 12:47 am
Thank you, you've already signed this campaign! Thanks Beverly and Sheryl!
 

Arild Warud (166)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 1:29 am
Signed.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 4:42 am
When I moved to Canada there were so many Monarch butterflies. Now I hardly don't see them anymore.
I am certainly going to get some milkweed seeds. Thanks Dandelion.
Signed.
 

Terrie Williams (771)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 5:44 am
Signed and noted.
 

Pat B. (354)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:25 am
Thank you, signed.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:33 am
S&N
 

Freya H. (307)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:36 am
Noted and signed!
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:44 am
Done
 

tasunka m. (334)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 7:56 am
now obligated,as if I wouldn't anyway
ty
 

lee e. (114)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:59 am
Thanks for re-posting - I must have missed it before - S+N
 

Sharon H. (290)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 11:48 am
They were out of the free seeds but I ordered them from Amazon. I got 5 different varieties and a total of about 200 seeds. They really are beautiful plants.
 

Gabriella Serafino (94)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 1:31 pm
Signed...
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 1:53 pm
done
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 5:58 pm
Most definitely noted, signed, twittered and google shared. I am planting some milkweed tomorrow. Thanks Beverly and Sheryl for the forward.
 

Jude Hand (59)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 7:53 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Laurie H. (714)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 9:35 pm
Many Thanks Beverly, for posting & Sheryl for sending. Signed & Commented & Shared---=Hope this will all help~~
 

Patricia E. G. (52)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 10:00 pm
signed petition
for the Monarch
 

Millie O'Connor (180)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 4:48 am
Signed and shared. Thank you Beverly and Sheryl! :-)
 

chantal v. (336)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 7:02 am
Signed!
 

Pat A. (117)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 9:52 am
Signed - thanks Dandelion.
 

Nancy Black (302)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 4:35 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, shared and signed. The world would be a lesser place without the beauty of the Monarch Butterfly.
 

Mitchell D. (131)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 7:06 pm
Been there, done that.

Check out www.journeynorth.org for following the Monarch, and other migrations. Also, www.monarchwatch.edu
 

Melania Padilla (179)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 3:11 pm
Signed
 

Gina Caracci (231)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 7:22 pm
Ill let ya know if I get any with my milkweed plants!
I remember seeing so many when growing up..... sad humans are destroying the world
 

Sherri G. (113)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 2:56 am
Signed and noted. TY Dandelion and Beverly
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 4:02 pm
Already signed. Noted. Thanks.
 

. (0)
Friday May 31, 2013, 1:06 pm
done
 

Devon Leonard (54)
Friday June 7, 2013, 1:21 pm
Thanks Beverly...and Dandelion... Glad to help...
 

Ms Noting Commentator (22)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 7:31 am
Signed and Shared!
 

Yvonne F. (173)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 8:36 am
So signed!!!!!!!! Thanks Beverly
 
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