Monarch butterflies will be beginning their migration soon, but in the meantime, another orange-and-black butterfly has arrived in droves.
Larger implications about the pesticide’s effect on the 1.6 million Mexican free-tailed bats that visit there each summer remain unclear.
Experts and legislators discussed the decline of monarch butterfly and bee populations in Texas.
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.
Environmental concerns are the principal threat to the Monarch butterfly’s ability to thrive.
This year’s festival examines the intersection of politics and pollinators while also including fun and educational events featuring Monarch butterflies.
The Rivard Report welcomed Beth Frerking to the position of editor-in-chief on Monday as co-founder Robert Rivard transitioned to the role of publisher.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have been meeting with private contractors to plot out the first piece of Trump’s border wall for half a year.
Last Tuesday’s storm uprooted the tree and tipped it east into its sister tree, which likely prevented the crash of a nearby power pole in its path.