Mighty Monarch butterfly migration braves strong winds, redirects, Hurricane Patricia to arrive in Mexico
Monarch butterflies heading our way in what could be a banner year for the migrating insects
Wildflowers and milkweeds running late for migrating Monarchs and other pollinators. A late-but-banner wildflower season in store.
Queen and Monarch butterflies look similar and use milkweed as a host plant. Here's some tips on how to tell the difference in the caterpillars, butterflies, even the chrysalises, as the continue to show up in South Texas this fall.
It's National Moth Week! The night flying critters are finally getting some respect. Moth Party, anyone?
For a fun nature getaway, check out Alamo, Texas. The small town sits in the center of the Rio Grande Valley and makes a perfect base for exploring the bird and butterfly hotspots of South Texas.
Banner Butterfly Year Caused by “Ecological Release” in Texas, says Monarch Watch Founder Dr. Chip Taylor
The Lone Star state and a perfect storm of weather circumstances get credit for the 2012 banner butterfly year, says Dr. Chip Taylor of Monarch Watch.
Want to Meet the Beetles? Better Hurry, Removal of Milkweed Beetles from San Antonio River’s Milkweed Patch Imminent
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.
President Felipe Calderon of Mexico visited the Monarch butterfly [...]
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.