My adventure in saving the monarch butterflies for the first time ever, in northern New Jersey. I planted tropical milkweed the year before and the seed pod busted open so I had hundreds fo baby milkweeds.
I only found out this year that the female likes to lay her eggs on young seedling so the caterpillar has a soft leaf to eat. I stopped counting when I reached 170 butterflies that I released.
Here's a better picture of the cardboard monarch caterpillar house that
I created to raised monarch butterflies summer of 2019