Researchers with an environmental group have labeled as “disturbingly low” the number of western monarch butterflies that migrate along the California coast.
The more beneficial flying insects of summer — native bees, moths, butterflies, ladybugs, lovebugs, mayflies and fireflies — appear to be less abundant.
WTOP’s Mike McGrath talks about violets — love them on your lawn or not — and how to deal or dig them up.
Researchers think the decline is due to a number of factors including logging in that forest, climate change, and a loss of food sources along the 3,000-mile migration route, which grant funds will help restore.
WASHINGTON — Monarch butterflies, loved for their stunning beauty, are in serious trouble. But what happened Wednesday in D.C. is proof you can help them, even if you live smack dab in the middle of…
Climate change has become synonymous with melting glaciers and blazing summer months, but there is one very small casualty of global warming that isn\’t front page news: butterflies.
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