Dana Kobilinsky

Deadly parasite has increased in monarchs

A parasite that kills monarch butterflies is increasing in prevalence, possibly contributing to population declines. Ophryocystis elektroscirrha, or O.E. for short, gets into the gut of monarch (Danaus plexippus) caterpillars. The protozoan parasite can stop

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Conservation News

Can boxes help fight white-nose syndrome?

Conservationists coping with the spread of the deadly white-nose syndrome are finding innovative solutions by thinking inside the box. Wooden bat boxes work as artificial roosts for bats in areas with fewer trees around for