Lost their rental homes to newcomers from Fresno?
Who is The Xerces Society? They just told us that the Monarch population was up in February. Sounds like a global warming ruse.
A new study by the Xerces Society showed a 74 percent decrease in the number of monarch butterflies over the last two decades.
Butterfly conservationists at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History monitor the monarch numbers on the Monterey Peninsula and said the study’s results come as no surprise. They are similar to a trend conservationists are seeing locally.
“Their numbers are going down,” museum representative Patrick Whitehurst said.