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Enter Our Monarch Butterfly Adventure Giveaway!

Enter Our Monarch Butterfly Adventure Giveaway!

Court Whelan, Ph.D. March 13, 2017 0

The monarch butterfly migration is quite simply one of the most jaw-dropping spectacles on earth.  While one may initially think that the migration event is one dimensional (after all, it is just one species, right?),

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Butterfly Beauty in Numbers

Butterfly Beauty in Numbers

Natural Habitat Adventures August 22, 2016 0

I’ve always loved butterflies. Growing up, I would tromp around our backyard looking for Eastern tiger swallowtails or their caterpillar counterpart, catching them with my bare hands, housing them in butterfly terrariums, and every

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Video: The Great Migration of the Sandhill Crane

Video: The Great Migration of the Sandhill Crane

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 18, 2016 1

Each spring, more than 500,000 sandhill cranes come together on a narrow stretch of the Platte River in central Nebraska, as they have for thousands of years. On their way from their wintering grounds

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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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Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: Powerful Protections or Paper Tigers?

Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: Powerful Protections or Paper Tigers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 11, 2014 13

From the tiny monarch butterfly to the immense wildebeest of Africa, many of the world’s animal species take on great migrations. Those epic travels may involve seasonal journeys of thousands of miles, traversing multiple

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Video of the First Federally Protected Wildlife Corridor: the Pronghorn Path

Video of the First Federally Protected Wildlife Corridor: the Pronghorn Path

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 16, 2014 18

For nearly 6,000 years, pronghorn have made an annual migration from their summer range around the highlands of Grand Teton National Park to their wintering grounds, located about 170 miles south in the sagebrush-covered Upper Green

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