May 17, 2024
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Butterfly population dwindling in Pismo Beach


Pismo State Beach Butterfly Grove visitors look for monarch butterflies on Feb. 1. The population of monarch butterflies at the Pismo State Beach Butterfly Grove, a popular tourist attraction, has plummeted to record low numbers this year. “In the 1980s, we had 250,000 butterflies in our grove. This year, we had just under 5,000 at…


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