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From Our Blog The Monarch Lab is Migrating. Monday, May 6, 2019 12:30 pm. We’re integrating! The Monarch Lab and Monarch Joint Venture have always been close partners, working together from the same location at the University of Minnesota for nearly 10 years.


Butterfly gardening involves planning your garden to attract, retain and encourage butterfly populations. Flowers of similar colors grouped together are more attractive to both butterflies and the gardener.How to plan for and manage a butterfly garden with suggested host plants for caterpillars and adult butterflies. ... University of Minnesota ...


Butterflies and Moths of Minnesota Showcase listing of Butterflies and Moths found in the state of Minnesota. Note: Please understand that that insects do not adhere to man-drawn borders on a map as such they may be found beyond the general "reach" as showcased on our website.


BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS ONLY Notations Used E Endangered T Threatened SC Special Concern N None (location records maintained by DNR, in most cases) N (X) None, and probably extirpated from Minnesota (location records maintained byDNR, in most cases) -- None (location records not yet maintained by DNR)


Butterfly Gardening. University of Minnesota Extension Service Bulletin AG-BU-6711-S. Series/Report Number. AG-BU. 6711-S. Description. 21 pages. Includes illustrations, bibliographic references, a checklist of Minnesota butterflies, and a table of butterfly and moth garden plants.


Xcel-ent for butterflies . June 28, 2016 . Watching a butterfly treat a patch of green grass like flyover land, Jeremiah Cunningham realized the greenery offered the insect nothing to eat. The grass was doing its job—preventing erosion near an Xcel Energy substation—but Cunningham, a U construction management student interning with Xcel ...


Monarch butterflies may be struggling, but a University of Minnesota scientist has dedicated her life to their study and preservation. Every time a monarch butterfly emerges from its chrysalis and ...


Contact us: Dr. Robin Elizabeth Thomson, Curator, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, 1980 Folwell Avenue, 219 Hodson Hall, St. Paul, MN 55108 curator@umn.edu. All specimen photographs taken by Jolanda Huisman.


I am grateful to participate in the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project and support The University of Minnesota Monarch Lab. The experienced, friendly staff have been a wonderful source of encouragement and support in my journey with the Monarchs. See More


Bringing discovery to Minnesota's doorstep. You know the University of Minnesota, but do you really know what the U of M does for you? Join us on a journey across our great state, as we share the stories that bring the drive to discover home to Minnesota's doorstep.