butterflies

Mowing for monarchs

April 16, 2019

It may seem like taking a weed wacker to perennial grasslands where monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) feed on their only food source, milkweed, is not the best ...

Beneficial insects may be declining

September 27, 2018

Beneficial flying insects such as native bees, moths, butterflies and others seem to be less abundant than usual, while pests such as mosquitoes, disease carrying ...

Grants create habitat for pollinators

June 21, 2018

Tagen Baker’s organic farm in California is bustling with life. It’s not just the historic acres of walnut trees on the property, or the fields of lavender, or ...
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