Want to Meet the Beetles? Better Hurry, Removal of Milkweed Beetles from San Antonio River's Milkweed Patch Imminent
| | | May 2, 2012

Beetlemania busts out at the San Antonio River Museum Reach Milkweed Patch. Harmless to humans, red-and-black milkweed beetles have overtaken the celebrated Milkweed Patch normally occupied by Monarch caterpillars and butterflies.… Read More

San Antonio Museum Reach Milkweed Patch Becomes Official Monarch Larvae Monitoring Project Site
| | | February 25, 2012

San Antonio’s Milkweed Patch Becomes Latest Monarch Larvae Monitoring Project Site and First to be monitored in 2012, as Monarch Butterflies take up permanent residence in San Antonio.… Read More

UPDATE: Winter Monarch Butterflies are Reproducing at the Museum Reach Milkweed Patch on the San Antonio River Walk
| | | January 7, 2012

Winter Monarch butterflies are hooking up on the Museum Reach of the San Antonio River Walk. University of Minnesota graduate student Kelly Nail visits to monitor their progress at our favorite public milkweed patch.… Read More

Milkweed Patch on San Antonio Riverwalk: Romantic spot for "Butterfly Love"
| | | September 12, 2010

Monarch Butterflies can’t resist the allure of the San Antonio Riverwalk… Read More

Pollinator favorite: Cowpen Daisy plays host to Bordered Patch butterfly
| | | March 31, 2017

Cowpen Daisy, Verbesina encelioides, goes on the Texas Butterfly Ranch Favorite Species List (FSL). This plant is a rock star. It starts blooming in March and continues through November. Keep deadheading, and Cowpen Daisy puts out prolific blooms, abundant seeds, and … Read More

Guidance on milkweed management confuses butterfly gardeners
| | | November 24, 2015

Official guidance from scientists about what to do regarding late season milkweed is confusing gardeners.… Read More

$300K Grant Awarded to UTSA to Study Monarch Butterfly, Inventory Texas Milkweeds
| | | June 26, 2015

San ANtonio’s UTSA receives $300K grant to study Monarch butterflies and native Texas milkweeds.… Read More

Coming soon: LIVE from the Mariposario, Dispatches from my Butterfly House
| | | April 16, 2015

My Mariposario: Family makes multi generation migration to downtown San Antonio.… Read More

Tropical Milkweed: To Plant it or Not, it’s Not a Simple Question
| | | February 25, 2013

Planning your butterfly garden? To plant Tropical milkweed to attract Monarch butterflies or not, is not a simple quesiton.… Read More

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