- 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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Tag Archives: monarch butterflies
Chasing Monarch Eggs
This year the monarchs came early to the Knobs of West Virginia. Usually I see a few eggs in May. The butterflies are likely the offspring of the Mexican migrants hatched from eggs laid in the southern tier of states. … Continue reading
Back in the Milkweed Patch.
Monarchs arrived early this year on the Knobs, in southeastern West Virginia. I spotted a tattered, faded monarch—likely a Mexican migrant— on April 30. Between those she left and those I found checking out milkweed on other spots on the … Continue reading
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
Posted in Raising monarchs, Uncategorized Tagged migration, monarch butterflies, Monarchs 1 Comment
Getting ready to migrate
Over the next few weeks I’ll be heading south to catch up with the monarch butterflies as they migrate to their overwintering sites in Michoacan, Mexico. This is my first attempt at blogging so it may take a little while … Continue reading
Posted in About the trip Tagged migration, monarch butterflies 5 Comments