Website content was developed by The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. All photos remain copyright of the photographer. See individual photos for details. For questions and suggestions about site content, please send us an email.


This website and supporting databases were developed and are hosted by Birds in the Hand and Two Loon Software. The Western Monarch Milkweed Mapper logo was created by Justin Wheeler (The Xerces Society). For technical questions, please contact the webmaster.


Many thanks to our wonderful team of beta testers and content reviewers: John Baumann, Jeanne Dammarell, Lara Drizd, Joshua Dunlap, Cathy Flick, David Green, Holly Holt, David James, Julie Koop, Dusty Perkins, and Angie Schmidt.


Funding for this project was through the Idaho State Wildlife Grants Program award F16AP00020 in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program (Integrating Strategic Conservation Approaches for the Monarch Butterfly [Danaus plexippus] in the State Wildlife Ation Plans of Idaho and Washington, 2015). Additional support for this project came from a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Grant # F15AP00245. Funding to support western monarch conservation work comes from the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Ceres Trust, CS Fund, Disney Conservation Fund, The Dudley Foundation, The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust, Endangered Species Chocolate, LLC, Turner Foundation, Inc., Hind Foundation, Monarch Joint Venture, The New-Land Foundation, Inc., The White Pine Fund, Whole Systems Foundation, and Xerces Society members.