While San Antonio embraces Monarch butterfly mania and its status as the National Wildlife Federation’s first and only Monarch Champion city in the country, our neighbors to the south are considering allowing Mexico’s largest mining company with the country’s worst environmental record to reopen an old copper mine in the heart of the migrating insects’ ancestral roosting sites.
When San Antonio became the first Monarch Butterfly Champion City in December, people in the conservation community outside the city limits took notice.
The University of Texas at San Antonio has joined a growing coalition of local institutions dedicated to helping the city fulfill its role as a Monarch Champion City.
David Romero’s connection with the Monarch butterfly runs deep.
If you haven’t visited the San Antonio Zoo in a while, this weekend’s Monarch Fest offers a good reason to do so.
Bexar County Commissioners’ Court reinforced San Antonio’s status as the only Monarch Butterfly Champion City in the country Tuesday by issuing a proclamation pledging to work alongside the city and its partners on the National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Mayor’s Monarch Pledge to increase pollinator habitat.
Nearly 35 people attended the second Monarch Butterfly Task Force meeting in Austin on Thursday, Dec.
Mayor Ivy Taylor signed the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Mayor’s Monarch Pledge this week, making San Antonio the first city in the country to become a Monarch Champion in the national campaign to encourage mayors and local governments to increase Monarch butterfly and pollinator habitat.
The Texas State Comptroller’s office awarded the University of Texas at San Antonio a $300,000 grant to study the Monarch butterfly this week.
President Barack Obama has an exciting plan on the table with special meaning for Texas: Interstate Highway 35, known as IH-35 or I-35 in the Lone Star State, will be the focus of a national strategy to bring back honey bees, Monarch butterflies and other pollinators.