Monthly Archives: December 2013

New Disease and OE Parasite Pages

As much as we love bright beautiful pages, understanding disease and parasites helps us grow more bright beautiful butterflies. Monarch and Queen butterflies are susceptible to a parasite we call OE. It’s full name is Ophryocystis elektroscirrha, which explains why … Continue reading

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New Webpages!

I easily become addicted to creating new webpages. This week we’ve added several new pages. The last three new pages are about trees. Host trees, nectar trees, and fruit trees. There are so many ideas that we have for pages … Continue reading

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Ruddy Daggerwing Butterflies

A quick trip down south this week was quite rewarding for my eyes! I saw more Ruddy Daggerwing butterflies than I’ve ever seen. I could see up to a dozen at one time. As they flew around and about, I … Continue reading

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