By feeble I mean the amount of milkweed restored annually via Waystations is infitessimally small in relation to the amount destroyed by various human activities, hence eventually (as has already happened in the western USA) you reach a point where the regional monarch populations decline so much that monarchs won't often be seen visiting Waystations anymore. I feel the Waystation program may actually making the situation worse by distracting the public from immediately facing up to reality they must make sacrifices in their comfort, safety and lifestyle to have any hope of maintaining milkweed and monarch populations.
Here’s a 2007 newspaper article that is example of what I’m talking about:http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/artlist.c ... 2007/02/17
Gardeners Save The Day As Butterfly Habitats Disappear
“For $16 worth of seeds, plus space and time, gardeners across the country can counter the precipitous loss of monarch butterfly habitat that has occurred in the past 10 years.....