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Main Causes

  • Construction in areas that Monarchs inhabit such as building in large open fields and mountains

  • Wildfires have also pushed Monarchs away, burning habitat for the past decade in California

  • Climate change has affected the Monarchs, with increased warm weather overwintering is disrupted

  • Large scale farming and pesticide use has killed native plants and prevented Monarchs from finding habitat

  • Home gardeners are using chemical fertilizers, chemically colored wood chips and toxic insecticides