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Mona Miller wrote:This article isn't about the USA migrating Monarchs, it is about the number of Monarchs that wintered over in Mexico.
Mona Miller wrote:The migration may not disappear in your life time, but the continued decline shows it is on its way. How many Monarchs do you think that it would take to recolonize the United States and keep the migration going? How many Monarchs would be around if there is continued decline in habitat and milkweed?
Mona Miller wrote: Save habitat, save the milkweed, save the monarchs.
Mona Miller wrote:The federal government has already been giving money through the USDA, Conservation Innovation Grant to the Xerces Society for milkweed production.
Mona Miller wrote: 3. We also point out that Davis’s census data were obtained from peripheral monarch populations minimally influenced by the changes in agriculture and development that have affected the larger Midwestern monarch population. Therefore, the data cited by Davis are not representative of the overall monarch population."
Mona Miller wrote:The first thing I see is that you posted a graph without further data attached, again.http://monarchnet.uga.edu/Partners/NABA/index.htm
This is the complete graph and further information.
Mona Miller wrote: This graph is missing 2010-2011 data.
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