Butterfly FAQ: How to Tag A Monarch Butterfly in Six Easy Steps

Ever wonder how to tag a Monarch butterfly? Here's how to do it in six easy steps.

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.

“Friendly” Red Admirals Slurp Sap in San Antonio, Bode Well for 2012 Butterfly Numbers

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.

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