Monthly Archives: January 2019

The 2019 Monarch Conservation Webinar Series

The Monarch Joint Venture is partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center to present a year of informative and interesting webinars about monarch butterflies. Topics include, “How to Plant for Success: the Trials and Triumphs … Continue reading

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Flowers Can Hear Buzzing Bees, and It Makes Their Nectar Sweeter

When you read this title, it almost sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. How can flowers hear anything? And if they do hear, how does that make them capable of producing sweeter nectar? A Tel Aviv University … Continue reading

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Park Pulse: Parks Can Play a Vital Role in Saving Pollinators

Every month, the National Recreation and Park Association polls Americans on any and everything related to park and recreation issues. In this month’s poll, there were two questions: 1. Should communities have designated areas for plants that support pollinator species? … Continue reading

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Insects are Disappearing from Science Textbooks

Do you remember learning about insects when you were in school? Or if you’re in school currently, are there multiple chapters devoted to insects in your science textbook? Insects outnumber most other species beyond measure, yet new research has revealed … Continue reading

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