100 Plants to Feed the Monarch: Create a Healthy Habitat to Sustain North America's Most Beloved Butterfly (Paperback)
The Xerces Society is a nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon, that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. Established in 1971, the Society is at the forefront of invertebrate protection worldwide, harnessing the knowledge of scientists and the enthusiasm of citizens to implement conservation programs. They are the authors of 100 Plants to Feed the Bees, Farming with Native Beneficial Insects, and Attracting Native Pollinators.
“The Xerces Society is a proven source of information on how we can help insects survive in our human-dominated world… from creating successful habitat to understanding the plants that feed monarch caterpillars and butterflies, this book has it all.” — Karen Oberhauser, director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum
“A handy guide for anyone who wants to create a pollinator-friendly garden. It’s full of easy-to-understand information about endangered monarch butterflies and lots of beautiful photographs of the types of plants you should use to help them thrive.” — Los Angeles Times Gift Guide
“In this in-depth portrait of the monarch butterfly… detailed instructions on how to design and create monarch-friendly landscapes are enriched by guidance on observing and understanding butterfly behavior and habits.” — Berkshire Eagle
“These eye-opening tips will appeal to both seasoned conservationists and those new to the cause.” — PW