By Gary Joiner
They’re back! The annual Monarch butterfly migration has arrived. “There were literally thousands, coming in big and small bands like snow flurries…” is how one Concho Valley resident described the return.
Monarchs are moving down from northern latitudes. Their destination is overwintering sites in Mexico. Texas is the only state that all Monarchs must cross. And we’re seeing peak migration now. The Monarch is the only butterfly known to make a two-way migration as birds do. Some fly as far as 3,000 miles to reach their winter home.Read More