Massive mariposario / butterfly house aims to make Huatulco, Mexico a Butterfly Destination
Blue morphos, Black Witch moths and so much more--a butterfly trip to Huatulco Mexico results in a butterfly bonanza
Ever wonder how to tag a Monarch butterfly? Here's how to do it in six easy steps.
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.
Wings Over the Hills Nature Festival in Fredericksburg to Celebrate Butterflies, Bats and Birds this Weekend
Fiesta fatigue? Do like me and head for the hills--the Wings Over the Hills Nature Festival, that is. It takes place in Fredericksburg this weekend. I'll be talking Monarch butterflies, but there will be bats, birds, dragonflies, a raptor show and star party. Hope to see you there.
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.
Save the Date: Insecta Fiesta Austin to Feature Live Butterfly House, Cricket Spitting Contest, Cockroach Races
Live butterfly house with Monarchs and Malachites, cricket spitting contest, cockroach races--save April 21 for the Insecta Fiesta in Austin!
Red Admirals are in town. And we're not talking military personnel. The beautiful black and red butterflies are slurping sap on area trees with the help from migrating Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers (yes, it's a real bird, and that's its real name). Large numbers of Red Admirals signal a BIG year for butterflies.