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

Pollinator favorite: Cowpen Daisy plays host to Bordered Patch butterfly
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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