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From Canada to Mexico: Anthony Battah’s Epic Ultramarathon for Monarch Butterflies

Today, November 1st, the Day of the Dead, Anthony Battah (@ultra-trail Monarque) is completing his ultra-marathon journey to the overwintering sites of the Monarch butterfly in the state of Michoacan, Mexico. 4500km (!!!!!) later, after setting out from the #Insectarium on his journey on July 29th last year. Anthony chose to recreate the Monarch butterfly’s […]

Ninth Annual Report to Tohono Chul Docent, Volunteer and Staff Lépidoptérophiles

by Andrew J. Hogan         

Butterflies and Drought in South-east Arizona

By Peter Hall, eButterfly advisor A long-term drought has gripped many parts of the western U.S. on and off for years. South-east Arizona has been prone to these dry spells, sometimes with serious effects for vegetation and wildlife. Andrew Hogan, in an earlier posting to eButterfly, showed the results of butterflies of the droughts at […]