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Flight of the Butterflies

Help HMNS track monarch migration! Look for these tags on monarch butterflies in Houston and report back.
November 12, 2012 · 5 Comments

Join the league of citizen scientists by helping HMNS track the migratory patterns of monarch butterflies. Taking a page from zoologist and monarch expert Dr. Fred Urquhart’s book, HMNS staff caught and tagged dozens of monarch butterflies as part of a national effort to track their migration from Canada to Mexico. You can help our […]

Butterflies will blow your mind: A new Giant Screen Theatre film gives viewers new respect for migrating Monarchs
October 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

If you — like me — have long thought of butterflies as delicate, simple creatures, you have been sorely mistaken. A new Giant Screen Theatre film, Flight of the Butterflies, opens tomorrow and frames familiar Monarch butterflies in a new light as masters of migration. The film follows the life’s work of Dr. Fred Urquhart […]



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