Native Plant Society of Texas

Monarch & Milkweed Resources

Learn about Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Joint Venture

About the Monarch Butterfly

Learn about Milkweed

Texas Parks and Wildlife Identification of Milkweeds (Illustrated Guide)

Milkweed seeds and propagation

Learn about Butterfly Gardens

US Fish & Wildlife Schoolyard Habitat Project Guide

Organizations Supporting Monarchs

Journey North

We strive to inspire people from across North America to help track wildlife migration and seasonal change to foster scientific understanding, environmental awareness, and the land ethic.

Monarch Watch

Raising awareness and understanding of wildlife pollinators and the ecosystems that sustain them–and us.

National Wildlife Federation

The National Wildlife Federation is restoring the monarch’s habitat by engaging communities in recovery efforts and empowering people to grow native plants like milkweed in the places where they live, work, learn, play, and worship.

Xerces Society

The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is an international nonprofit organization that protects the natural world through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats. 

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center

From collecting seeds to designing and installing green roofs, the Wildflower Center realizes its mission through ecological design, research, plant conservation and landscape restoration.