Center for Biological Diversity News Release Annual Monarch Count Shows Butterfly Still Threatened Migration Could Collapse as Population Remains Low WASHINGTON— The yearly count of monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico, released today, shows a decrease from last year’s count and confirms the iconic orange and black butterfly is still very much at risk. Today’s count […]
This video from the USA says about itself: 25 August 2015 Everyone knows honey bees, but the world is full of different kinds of bee species that are important for pollinating many plants. Dr. Margarita Lopez-Uribe, a specialist on bees, shows how important and diverse bees are in this older Naturalist Outreach STEM video. This […]
Center for Biological Diversity News Release Senate Republicans Push Attacks on Endangered Species, Clean Water Under Guise of Farming WASHINGTON—The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, led by Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), will hold a hearing Wednesday advancing its goals of repealing the Endangered Species Act and gutting the Clean Water Act. The hearing […]
Given the state of the wider countryside and the impact of habitat loss, development and changes in land-use upon bird communities never has it been more important to take proper care of the populations residing in our gardens. Contrary to popular belief, it is vital that we cater for them year-round, not just in Winter, […]
The Washington Post reported on the delayed migration of Monarch Butterflies that is possibly created by climate change This delayed migration is not normal, and it alarmed monarch researchers across the country. The Cape May stragglers were only a sliver of the record number of monarchs reported in the Northeast in November and December — […]
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We’re taking a break today until January 3, 2018, at which time we will again begin blogging on conservation related matters.
Thank you all for following us as we try to broadcast and re-broadcast the news that is important to our wildlife friends- we will continue to do this in the new year, eventually in a much more significant way.
Merry Christmas and Happy new Year!
Hope to see you back in January!