Plant and protect native milkweeds and nectar plants, while making sure that the plants you transplant or plant as seeds are native to your region. Use locally sourced material when possible. Avoid the use of herbicides and pesticides on or near these plants.
These recommendations were compiled from suggestions made by Alfonso Alonso, Lincoln Brower, Don Davis, Gail Morris, Karen Oberhauser, Chip Taylor, and Ernest Williams. Anyone may add to, modify, or use this list to promote the conservation of monarch butterflies.