Conservation News

Bird declines tied to fewer insects

Some studies have documented insect declines. Others have documented bird declines. But scientists hadn’t connected the two — until recently. In a study published in Ornithological Applications, researchers found that declines in native plants —

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Women’s prison helps butterflies fly free

This March, a program where incarcerated women help caterpillars metamorphose into Taylor’s checkerspot butterflies (Euphydryas editha taylori), helped raise 476 caterpillars that were later released into the wild. The program, launched in May 2017, is