San Antonio celebrates third annual Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival at Pearl

Mother Nature took a short break from the rainiest autumn in memory to celebrate the third annual Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival on Sunday. The three-day Festival rallied as the clouds parted, the sun shone and temperatures hovered in the … Read More

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

Award-winning journalist and author to talk pesticides at Butterflies w/o Borders Forum

For Carey Gillam, it all started in Kansas City in 1998 with farmers, an herbicide, genetically modified crops, and the agriculture giant that created them: Monsanto. Author and investigative journalist Gillam had been working for financial wire services Thomson Financial … 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

Five monarch butterflies tagged and released at San Antonio Festival made it to Mexico

Five out of 720 commercially reared monarch butterflies tagged and released at our 2017 Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival in San Antonio were recovered in Mexico, citizen science organization Monarch Watch announced this week. The five tags constitute 0.54% of … Read More

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