Save the Monarch

Check out the submissions on Flickr

Share Your Monarchs

Help us spread the word about the importance of monarch butterflies. Share your monarch photos and we'll add them to our album of monarch butterflies from across the country!

Participation Details

Please carefully read these details before submitting your photo:

If you are not comfortable with these terms, please do not participate.

How to Participate

Please include the following with each submission to ensure you are properly credited:

You can participate through any of the following platforms:

Platform How to participate Account to mention
Facebook Upload your photo through our Facebook page  
Twitter Use the hashtag #ShareYourMonarchs @USFWSmidwest
Instagram Use the hashtag #ShareYourMonarchs @USFWS
Flickr Add your photo to the Share Your Monarchs group  
Email Share your photos directly via email  

Ready to upload?

Great! You can upload right here if you'd like!

Not seeing monarchs yet?

That's ok! We'll be accepting photos through October 31 - giving you plenty of time to spot monarch butterflies, eggs, caterpillars and chrysalises! See where monarchs are being spotted so you know when to expect them.


Learn more about why the monarch is in trouble and how you can help.

Contact Us

Have further questions or comments? Contact us!

Participation by State

In 2015, we received photos from 45 states! Can we reach even more this year?

So far in 2016, we've received more than 515 photos from 36 states and four countries!

Submissions by State
Alabama ✓   Hawaii ✓   Massachusetts ✓   New Mexico ✓   South Dakota  
Alaska   Idaho   Michigan ✓   New York ✓   Tennessee ✓  
Arizona   Illinois ✓   Minnesota ✓   North Carolina ✓   Texas ✓  
Arkansas   Indiana ✓   Mississippi   North Dakota ✓   Utah  
California ✓   Iowa ✓   Missouri ✓   Ohio ✓   Vermont  
Colorado   Kansas ✓   Montana   Oklahoma ✓   Virginia ✓  
Connecticut ✓   Kentucky ✓   Nebraska ✓   Oregon ✓   Washington ✓  
Delaware ✓   Louisiana ✓   Nevada ✓   Pennsylvania ✓   West Virginia ✓  
Florida ✓   Maine   New Hampshire   Rhode Island ✓   Wisconsin ✓  
Georgia ✓   Maryland   New Jersey ✓   South Carolina ✓   Wyoming