Unusually wet and cold weather kept monarch butterflies in San Antonio weeks after their usual peak migration season this year.
The Witte Museum's “The Birds and the Bees” exhibition wants people to think about pollinators in a different way.
Based on robust activity in the monarchs' primary Midwestern breeding grounds, one monarch expert predicted "the migration should be the strongest since 2008."
Author and ecologist Anurag Agrawal will discuss his new book on the complicated relationship between Monarch butterflies and milkweed.
Conditions are ideal for Monarch butterflies in Texas this fall, but a freak spring ice storm at their ancestral roost in Mexico has migration forecasters calling for a setback in their population numbers.
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.
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.
Dr. Chip Taylor, the founder of Monarch Watch at the University of Kansas at Lawrence, will address almost 100 professional butterfly breeders this week at their annual conference in San Antonio.