Some Monarch Butterfly Populations Are Rising. Is It Enough to Save Them? — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times reports Not all scientists agree with the findings of a new study, which seem likely to fuel an ongoing debate about the threats the butterflies face. Read more at Some Monarch Butterfly Populations Are Rising. Is It Enough to Save Them? – The New York Times

Some Monarch Butterfly Populations Are Rising. Is It Enough to Save Them? — Natural History Wanderings

Ant-heap White Butterfly — de Wets Wild

Dixeia pigea The Ant-heap White is one of those confusing kinds of butterflies where the males and females look quite different, and even differ from season to season in their appearance – in general the males are more white and the females more yellow. They fly fairly slowly and quite fluttery, and can be seen […]

Ant-heap White Butterfly — de Wets Wild

Large herbivores have significantly helped endangered butterflies. — Natural History Wanderings

European WILDLIFE repost In the past five years, the number of butterflies in the large herbivore reserve in the former military training area of Milovice near Prague has grown significantly. While carrying out regular monitoring, scientists have found out that the number of butterflies has increased from 4,592 in 2016 to 12,506 in 2021. That means […]

Large herbivores have significantly helped endangered butterflies. — Natural History Wanderings

Georgia Insects — Jet Eliot

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly, GA Visiting an unfamiliar region yields a plethora of new wildlife species to discover. Here are a dozen insect species we came upon recently while adventuring in the State of Georgia. In many places in the northern hemisphere, the weather in October brings increasingly cold weather and less insects. But in the […]

Georgia Insects — Jet Eliot

Milking It for Monarchs —

By Nick Simonson   Imagine having to choose just one food to live off for half of your life.  While I’m certain fried walleye would be a good option, or pizza would work, or even wild rice brats fresh off the grill could sustain about anyone, the hedging exhibited just in this sentence alone shows […]

Milking It for Monarchs —