Tropical Milkweed: To Plant it or Not, it’s Not a Simple Question
| | | February 25, 2013

Planning your butterfly garden? To plant Tropical milkweed to attract Monarch butterflies or not, is not a simple quesiton.… Read More

Desperately Seeking Milkweed: Monarch Butterfly Caterpillars’ Voracious Appetites Create Milkweed Emergency
| | | April 12, 2012

Voracious Monarch butterfly caterpillars create milkweed emergencies throughout Texas. You can seek out pesticide free milkweed from local nurseries or better yet, GYO (grow your own).… Read More

Butterfly FAQ: Pros and Cons of Tropical Milkweed and What to do with a Winter Monarch Butterfly Caterpillar or Chrysalis
| | | January 13, 2012

Butterfly FAQs today: What to do with late season Monarch caterpillars you find this winter? And, some thoughts on the pros and cons of Tropical milkweed, that hearty, ubiquitous Monarch butterfly host plant.… Read More

A tense online debate: raising monarch butterflies at home
| | | September 25, 2018

The growing popularity of raising monarch butterflies at home has sparked a contentious debate among citizen scientists, professional academics, and butterfly enthusiasts. Scientists and citizen scientists have expressed concerns about the legions of amateurs who are breeding large numbers of … Read More

Monarch butterfly expert Dr. Karen Oberhauser to speak in San Antonio Nov. 8
| | | November 2, 2017

Monarch butterfly guru Dr. Karen OBerhauser will be in San Antonio to share the state of the union of the Monarch migration Tuesday, November 7. … Read More

Viva Fiesta! Vote for your favorite Fiesta San Antonio butterfly medal
| | | April 16, 2016

San Antonio goes butterfly crazy with 2016 Fiesta medals. Vote for your favorite!… Read More

Lawsuit seeks ESA Monarch butterfly listing, turns up heat on commercial breeders
| | | January 10, 2016

Lawsuit threat on ESA Monarch butterfly listing turns up heat on commercial butterfly breeders… Read More

Monarch Champion status NOT "just talk," will change how San Antonio manages land
| | | December 15, 2015

San Antonio, Monarch Butterfly Champion: Mayor’s Pledge “NOT just talk,” will change policy… Read More

How to tag a Monarch butterfly in six easy steps
| | | September 30, 2015

Wondering how to tag a Monarch butterfly? Here’s how to do it in six easy steps.… Read More

Late-but-Great Wildflowers to Greet Monarchs and other Pollinators
| | | March 25, 2015

Wildflowers and milkweeds running late for migrating Monarchs and other pollinators. A late-but-banner wildflower season in store.… Read More

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