Saving the monarch butterfly

There's been alot of chatter in the last week or so about the massive population explosion of painted lady butterflies in Southern California. Billions have emerged and are feeding on the bounty of fresh flowers and plants that have grown in response to the heavy rains of this winter. I've seen this phenomenon occur, and it's amazing (Interstate 5 in the central valley had to be closed because it got too slick from squashed butterflies hitting automobile windshields!). I've also seen the monarch butterfly wintering grounds in Santa Cruz, and it's breaking my heart to see what's happening to this glorious creature. Monoculture (corn and soybeans for as far hundreds of miles in every direct