A monarch butterfly expert, a bat expert, and an immigration reporter talked about pollinators and borders at a Friday panel.
The Bat Man of Mexico does not hail from Gotham City – he’s an ecologist in Mexico City, and he’s featured at this year’s butterfly festival.
Hot temperatures that persisted into early October have delayed the annual migration to Mexico of Monarch butterflies, scientists say.
Those with a hankering for butterflies and carpets of native blooms should head to the Hill Country or Mission Reach for a spectacular show this weekend.
The population of monarch butterflies that spend the winter in Mexico has jumped more than 144 percent over last year, Mexican officials announced this week.
Unusually wet and cold weather kept monarch butterflies in San Antonio weeks after their usual peak migration season this year.
The “Butterflies Without Borders” forum featured discussion about habitat preservation, the monarch migration season, and climate change.
The Witte Museum’s “The Birds and the Bees” exhibition wants people to think about pollinators in a different way.
SAISD teacher Chéri Tondre and her students have converted a Bermuda grass-infested expanse into a Monarch butterfly and pollinator garden.
Those tracking monarch butterflies’ migration through Texas to Canada this year will see nearly 15 percent fewer butterflies start the long journey.