The fourth annual Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival wrapped up Sunday with a brightly colored parade, waggle group dance, and butterfly tagging demonstrations.
The projects are part of an initiative to make conservation and ecology part of campus culture and academic study.
Move over, San Antonio.
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.
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.