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Photo: Vincent Burolla

Why leave now? Fall is coming!
Monarchs would get trapped in the north if they waited too long! Monarchs must travel all the way to Mexico before the food, water, temperatures, and daylight they need become unavailable. Monarchs must migrate before fall arrives and changes the ecosystem that supports them. The monarchs must get going while the going is good!

As you follow the monarch's migration this fall, look for connections between monarchs and their changing habitat. When, where, and how will monarchs find the habitat they need to survive? You're about to find out!