Forest Ecologist and NWF monarch specialist to appear at Butterflies w/o Borders Forum

Forest ecologist and National Wildlife Federation Monarch Outreach Coordinator Rebeca Quiñonez-Piñòn will trek from Austin to San Antonio October 19 to participate as a panelist in Butterflies without Borders: the Monarch Migration and our Changing Climate. The event will be presented … Read More

Litigant in Trump border wall dispute to speak at Butterflies without Borders forum

Never in a million years could Marianna Treviño Wright imagine herself center stage in a lawsuit against the federal government. But that’s where the executive director of the National Butterfly Center (NBC) finds herself today. Treviño-Wright was conducting her normal … Read More

Tales of a Butterfly Evangelist Shared at Pecha Kucha Night San Antonio

Relay the story of the magnificent Monarch butterfly migration in six minutes and 40 seconds? Impossible? Nah. We did it at Pecha Kucha Night San Antonio, using the migration itself as a springboard for inspiration. Watch the video.… Read More

Austin's Insecta Fiesta to Host World's Largest Katydid and Butterfly Flyhouse with 500 Butterflies

Largest Katydid on the planet (and the loudest) will appear at the first annual Insecta Fiesta this Saturday at the Brackenridge Field Labs. Also: live butterfly house, insect petting zoo, cockroach tractor pull and cricket spitting contest. It’s FREE, hope to see you there.… Read More

Park Openings, Caterpillar Crawls, Butterfly Bookreadings: Busy Weekend For Butterfly Buffs in San Antonio and Austin

Butterfly and Caterpillar events abound this weekend in San Antonio and Austin–from bookreadings and park openings to guided caterpillars tours and a lecture by Dr. David Wagner, one of the foremost experts on caterpillars on the planet. Don’t miss all the action. Read on for details.… Read More