Catalina Trail, Dr. Chip Taylor, Black Witch Moths, Tomato Hornworms and IMAX Movie make Top Posts of 2012
Queen and Monarch butterflies look similar and use milkweed as a host plant. Here's some tips on how to tell the difference in the caterpillars, butterflies, even the chrysalises, as the continue to show up in South Texas this fall.
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).
Scientific research underway by the Monarch Larvae Monitoring Project at the San Antonio River Milkweed Patch. SLIDESHOW
San Antonio's Milkweed Patch Becomes Latest Monarch Larvae Monitoring Project Site and First to be monitored in 2012, as Monarch Butterflies take up permanent residence in San Antonio.
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.
Winter Monarch butterflies are hooking up on the Museum Reach of the San Antonio River Walk. University of Minnesota graduate student Kelly Nail visits to monitor their progress at our favorite public milkweed patch.
Queen butterflies and Monarch butterflies share beauty, charm and gorgeous chrysalises as endearing traits. That said, it's often hard to tell the difference between the two. here's some tips on distinguishing these butterfly beauties from each other.
Butterfly FAQ: Is it OK to relocate a Monarch chrysalis after its formed? Answer: Yes, and here's some tips on what to keep in mind when you do.
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