Millions of Monarch Butterflies Are Headed Straight For Illinois This Spring
If monarch butterflies are your favorite of the species, you’ll be pleased to find out that a slew of these black and orange beauties are making their way to the Land of Lincoln as we speak. You don’t have to go to an enclosed garden to attract a myriad of these winged insects.
They say that if one of these lovely critters lands on you, it’s good luck. Scroll on to find out your best chances of encountering this phenomenon in the wild.
Once these stunning monarch butterflies arrive in Illinois, we’d love to see your photos. Please join our Illinois Nature Lovers Group on Facebook where you can share them and other images with a community of outdoors enthusiasts just like you.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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