Virtual Siouxland Garden Show 2021

Monarch Butterfly: Biology and How to Help Them

Friday, March 19 (10 a.m.)

Edward Spevak, Ph.D. - Director, Center for Native Pollinator Conservation
Saint Louis Zoo

Learn about the life history of the monarch butterfly. Learn about the dramatic decline of this once abundant species that is now a candidate for listing on the Endangered Species Act. However, all is not lost as everyone can help monarchs by planting appropriate host plants for caterpillars and nectar plants for adults and implementing best management practices whether for your home or farm.