Here they come! Texas Hill Country ready for robust Monarch butterfly migration
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Stands of flowering milkweed and late summer flowers await migrating Monarch butterflies in the Texas Hill Country this season. The iconic black and orange butterflies are projected to arrive here in about six weeks. Every year around Labor Day, we … Read More

McAllen, Texas becomes second NWF Monarch Butterfly Champion City
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McAllen, Texas follows San Antonio to become second National Wildlife Federation Monarch butterfly Champion City… Read More

Invasion of Snout-nosed butterflies returns to Central and South Texas
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No, they’re not Monarchs. Invasion of snout #butterflies returns to Texas.… Read More

Texas brakes for butterflies: "Monarch Highway" comes to IH35
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Texas brakes for butterflies: Fasten your seatbelt for the Monarch Highway coming to IH35… Read More

Texas Comptroller's office provides update on Monarch butterfly research, ESA status
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Texas State Comptroller’s office gives update on Monarch butterfly research, endangered species listing… 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

Migrating Monarch Butterflies Stymied by Wind, Storms in Texas Hill Country
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Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Monarch butterflies clustered along the Llano River this weekend, clinging to pecan tree branches as strong winds from the south kept them in place, temporarily halting their journey south toward Mexico and making easy work for … Read More

Monarch Tagged With Dr. Lincoln Brower in 2011 Texas Drought Recovered at El Rosario
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Are these insects resilient or what? A Monarch tagged with Dr. Lincoln Brower in the drought of 2011 in the Texas Hill Country was recently recovered in Michoacan and reported to Monarch Watch.… Read More

Persnickety Texas Milkweeds "May not Lend Themselves to Mass Seed Production"
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Native American Seed Company is on a mission to restore the earth, one native seed at a time. The 300-acre spread about 115 miles west of San Antonio on the banks of the Llano River just northeast of Junction, Texas, boasts 75 … Read More

Texas "hell" for Monarch Butterflies Migrating to Mexico, Says Monarch Watch Founder, Plus: How You Can Help
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Monarch Watch founder Dr. Chip Taylor calls Texas “hell” for migrating Monarch butterflies on their way to Mexico. Historic drought has dried up rivers, streams and made nectar sources, the butterflies’ fuel, scarce. Taylor provides a population status report and some tips for how Texas butterfly fans can help.… Read More

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