monarch-migration

monarch migration

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 […]

Tagging Monarchs at HMNS
October 27, 2011 · 1 Comment

Today Soni (CBC horticulturist) came down to my office and said “You should see all the monarchs in the outdoor butterfly garden. They must be part of the fall migration. Why don’t we tag them?”’ Surely by now most people are aware of the amazing migration undertaken each year by the fall generation of monarch […]

Beautiful Spring-time Butterflies!
March 9, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Spring-time is almost here and the butterflies will soon be fluttering all around town.  I have actually seen a lot already, but we do live in Texas, so that’s not a surprise.  Since I work in an exotic butterfly house, I definitely have my favorite exotic butterflies, but I also have a few favorites that […]

Contest Winner: What’s YOUR Greatest Adventure?
August 27, 2008 · 9 Comments

Congratulations to Graciela Moore, winner of the “What’s YOUR Greatest Adventure?” blog contest.  Her touching presentation about the annual Monarch migration to Mexico and stunning visual photographs that accompanied her story amazed our staff. As the winner, she’ll receive a $300 gift card to REI – to help her pursue that next great adventure. Here’s […]



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