Tom Eckles saw the first Monarch Butterflies in his garden in Gualala.
The fall migration is just beginning. Journey North is a citizen science project where you can report your own sightings of Monarchs and other creatures. Here is their website: http://www.learner.org/jnorth/
Thanks to Tom for allowing me to share his photo with you here. To see much more of Tom's photography, here is his website: www.tomeckles.com