Planting Beauty and Butterfly Food

Imagine if your body could only survive by eating one plant. And to make matters more complicated, that plant is getting harder and harder to find growing in the wild. How will you survive?! [...]

These Houses are the Bee’s Knees

Did you enjoy a cup of coffee this morning? You can thank the bees! Of the 1,400 crop plants grown, nearly 75% depend on pollination, including coffee, almonds, many fruits, and chocolate. Without bees [...]

Helping Monarchs on their Great Migration

Monarch butterfly (Photo: Sarah Elam)
Monarch butterflies flutter among a sea of yellow goldenrod, driven by an internal compass to make their way south to Mexico. This great migration is built into their bones, well technically into their thorax. [...]