• Posts tagged with butterfly

    Field Guide to August 2021

    Field Guide to August 2021

    The dog days of August are here. Insects are buzzing and summer’s bounty is plentiful. But migration is underway alerting us to the coming changes. Read all about them in this Field Guide to August.

    Field Guide to April 2021

    Field Guide to April 2021

    Migrating birds, blooming flowers, and (of course) mud season. April in Vermont is upon us, and spring is here! Find out what’s happening outside in your Field Guide to April.

    A Giant Leap Northward for a Butterfly

    A Giant Leap Northward for a Butterfly

    Our study published in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution this week shows an unusually rapid northward range shift by the Eastern Giant Swallowtail.

    Gifts for the Conservation-minded People on Your Gift-giving List

    Gifts for the Conservation-minded People on Your Gift-giving List

    The holidays are stressful enough without the added burden of having to think outside the box (and quickly) to make sure you have something for everyone. We at VCE would like to help you out this season by providing some creative, conservation-themed solutions to your gift-giving dilemmas!

    Gifts for the Conservation-minded Person Who Has Everything

    Gifts for the Conservation-minded Person Who Has Everything

    “Honestly, I really don’t need anything.”

    We all have them. People in our lives who are impossible to shop for, because they have everything they need. The holidays are stressful enough without the added burden of having to think outside the box (and quickly) to make sure you have something for everyone. We at VCE would like to help you out this season by providing some creative, conservation-themed solutions to your gift-giving dilemmas!

    Mission Monarch Nearly Nixed by Missing Milkweed

    Mission Monarch Nearly Nixed by Missing Milkweed

    What had been promised as an easy venture turned into something of a quest.

    After 90 Percent Decline, Federal Protection Sought for Monarch Butterfly

    After 90 Percent Decline, Federal Protection Sought for Monarch Butterfly

    WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety as co-lead petitioners joined by the Xerces Society and…

    If You See It, Why Not e It?

    If You See It, Why Not e It?

    Here a nice tutorial by John Acorn for beginners that want to add butterfly sightings to our new site, e-Butterfly.org….

    Butterflies Meet Big Data and Social Media

    Butterflies Meet Big Data and Social Media

    Breaking News from VCE NORWICH, Vermont – VCE and a team of biologists from the U.S. and Canada today launched an…

    November eNews

    November eNews

    VCE’s eNews this month features articles on butterfly adaptation in winter, Snow Goose counts in Vermont, and “zombie leaves” on…