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Monarch butterflies

Monarch butterflies
Monarch butterflies

Monarch Butterflies Are Endangered. Here’s How Chicagoans Can Help

You can help out migratory monarchs by planting milkweed and nectar sources in your garden. Here's how to get started.

Citywide

Gardeners, Community Groups Working To Make Hyde Park A Destination For Generations Of Monarch Butterflies

A new project from the University of Chicago Service League is educating neighbors about the importance of milkweed for monarchs.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Shore’s Monarch Festival To Celebrate The Butterflies’ (And Humans’) Global Migration Stories

On Saturday, the nonprofit Faith in Place will host a family-friendly day of activities and discussions around the monarch butterfly, Illinois' state insect.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Monarch Butterflies Are Disappearing From Chicago — But The Field Museum Has An Idea For How We Can Save Them

Scientists want Chicagoans and other city dwellers to plant milkweed — but cities could prevent that by fining people who let native plants dominate their yards.

Downtown