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San Antonio River Walk Boasts Vibrant “Butterfly City” Along Museum Reach as Butterfly Wildscape Matures

The Museum Reach of San Antonio’s famous River Walk sports a vibrant “butterfly city” and well-researched inspiration for those planning a butterfly garden at home or a butterfly wildscape. The improvements bode well for more butterflies flying in San Antonio and South Texas. Continue reading

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Queen and Monarch Butterflies Share Beauty, Charm and Gold Dotted Chrysalises: How to Tell the Difference

Queen butterflies and Monarch butterflies share beauty, charm and gorgeous chrysalises as endearing traits. That said, it’s often hard to tell the difference between the two. here’s some tips on distinguishing these butterfly beauties from each other. Continue reading

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Butterfly FAQ: Is Relocating a Monarch Chrysalis OK? Yes, and Here’s Tips On How to Handle Them With Care

Butterfly FAQ: Is it OK to relocate a Monarch chrysalis after its formed? Answer: Yes, and here’s some tips on what to keep in mind when you do. Continue reading

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How to Raise Butterflies-to-Be: Rearing Caterpillars the Topic at Monday’s Austin Butterfly Forum

Ever wonder about the best way to raise caterpillars at home for fun?  I do, and experiment all the time–with mixed success.  That’s why I’m so looking forward to the Austin Butterfly Forum’s “How to Raise Caterpillars” meeting on Monday, … Continue reading

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It’s a boy! Queen Butterfly born this morning–a sign that Monarchs will be here soon

Queen butterflies mean that Monarch Butterfly season is coming soon. Continue reading

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