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Rules of the Butterfly Kingdom

Rules of the Butterfly Kingdom

WWF September 13, 2017 0

The monarch butterfly has the most highly evolved migration pattern of any known species of butterfly. They travel between 1,200 and 2,800 miles from the United States and Canada to central Mexican forests. However,

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Q-and-A: Mexico’s Kingdom of the Monarchs

Q-and-A: Mexico’s Kingdom of the Monarchs

WWF July 5, 2017 0

Of all migrations by small creatures, few are as astonishing as the one performed by the monarch butterfly. The embodiment of fragility, these insects travel between 1,200 and 2,800 miles or more between their starting

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Is There a New State Trend to Ban Citizen Science?

Is There a New State Trend to Ban Citizen Science?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 1, 2015 5

Citizen science has become an important tool for scientific research. Now, as funds for federal agencies and state natural resources departments around the country shrink, using ordinary folks to gather and record wildlife and

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On a Wing and a Prayer: 5 Fascinating Facts about the Monarch Butterfly

On a Wing and a Prayer: 5 Fascinating Facts about the Monarch Butterfly

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl August 22, 2015 18

Arguably among the most beautiful of all butterfly species, the North American monarch isn’t just another pretty face. It has very interesting characteristics and abilities that none of its cousins across the globe can

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Obama’s New Plan May Save Monarchs and the U.S. Food Supply

Obama’s New Plan May Save Monarchs and the U.S. Food Supply

Derek Ward July 6, 2015 0

Monarch butterfly populations have decreased so drastically over the past decade that a successful recovery is only hopeful. President Obama’s newly released national strategy, which has the purpose of mitigating honeybee loss, increasing the

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On Monarchs and Magic: Visiting the Butterfly Sanctuaries of Mexico

On Monarchs and Magic: Visiting the Butterfly Sanctuaries of Mexico

Natural Habitat Adventures April 6, 2015 0

This post was republished with permission from Lindsey Parkinson, originally published on her blog Lindsey and Tom. Lindsey recently returned from Nat Hab’s and WWF’s monarch butterfly tour in Mexico. It was a childhood

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