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Three Ways to Take Action for Monarch Butterflies

  |   May 22, 2018

Did you know it takes an average of 29 milkweed plants to assure one adult monarch butterfly reaches adulthood? Monarch populations have fallen by 90 percent from habitat loss, pesticides, …

regal fritillary butterfly

A Safety Net for Butterflies

It’s Learn About Butterflies Day!  When that first butterfly of spring flutters by, our hearts skip a beat. Sadly, almost a fifth (17 percent) of the roughly 800 species gracing …

Join us on our road to the Final Fur!

Help us celebrate National Wildlife Week as we kick off our Final Fur tournament! Cheer on your favorite native North American species as they compete for honor, glory, and the …

Teachers exploring the woods photo by Liz Soper

On a Monarch Mission

Did you know that monarch butterfly larva chew a notch in the stalk of a leaf before they eat it? Amazingly so, this behavior is called “leaf notching” and it …

monarch on purple coneflower

Show Monarch Butterflies Some Love this Valentine’s Day

How Communities Helped Wildlife in 2017

Saving the Monarch Butterfly – One Garden at a Time

A Unique Visitor to Austin Eco-Schools Community

The monarch butterfly migration is a unique phenomenon where multiple generations of monarchs complete a 3,000 mile journey from the oyamel forests of Michoacán, Mexico to the northern U.S. and …

A Tale of a Trail-blazing Monarch

It all began a year ago when a Monarch butterfly emerged from his chrysalis on September 16, 2016. Two hundred Sisters Middle School (SMS) students in Sisters, Oregon watched him …

monarch on native milkweed

Wildlife Win for Protecting Monarch Butterfly Habitat

We/you spoke up, and Congress listened! A Senate committee was headed for a crucial vote next week on S. 517, a bill that would have weakened clean air protections and …

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