- Bas Relief, LLC Books, Educational Supplies and Artwork Celebrating Natural History (especially monarchs!) Bas Relief, LLC is the work of Ba Rea, exploring natural history. It includes books, educational materials, writing, and artwork. The subject matter often focuses on monarch butterflies and the milkweed community.
- Edith Smith's (of Shady Oak Farm) Wednesday, January 21, 2009, Blog page "What is Going On Inside a Monarch Chrysalis?" Edith Smith presents a great labelled image of the body parts visible on a newly formed monarch chrysalis.
- Journey North's Monarch pages An excellent resource for monarch information where students and monarch enthusiasts track monarch migration.
- Monarch Watch Monarch Watch at the University of Kansas offers tagging, Monarch Waystations programs and more.
- Monarchlab at the Univarsity of Minnesota Check out this excellent monarch site
- The Monarch Larva Monitoring Project A great citizen science project investigating the population dynamics of the monarch butterfly. You can be involved.
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Monarchs Arrive on the Knobs April 27, 2012
May 6, 2012 12 years ago, I concocted a plan to single-handedly provide enough eggs for all of the teachers in the greater Pittsburgh Area to use in their classrooms. At the time I was operating under a theory that … Continue reading
Raising Monarchs at Home
Here are some basics. I’ll add photos and more information soon. There almost as many good ways of raising monarchs at home as there are people doing it! So improvise. The basics are: The container needs to be tall enough … Continue reading
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Ba talks a lot! (about monarchs)
It’s winter in the milkweed patch in my backyard on the Knobs of West Virginia. Just had the pleasure of doing a radio talk show, Birds and Nature, with Scott Shalaway about monarchs, monarch books, monarch programs, this trip and … Continue reading
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Hello from Matehuala Mexico
I have so much to share. We went back to the area below the El Rosario parking lot on Sunday morning and watched thousands of monarchs drifting down from their over night clusters…There were few up in Angangueo and we … Continue reading
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The Pyramids and Atlantean figures at Tula
Today we traveled south east to Tula—Toltec archeological site. Along the way we counted many monarchs. We began to encounter them just outside of San Miguel de Allende and continuously as we drove sout on 57 toward Queretaro. Most were … Continue reading
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Good morning from San Miguel de Allende
Our Day of the Dead Altar honoring Jay King, Norman H. Rea II, Bob Fry, Barbara G. Rea and Elizabeth Fry Susan Fry, Ba Rea and Bill Fry We put up an altar last night for our loved ones who … Continue reading
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