Archive for January, 2014

Number of Monarch butterflies overwintering in California holds steady, but still well below the 1990s

Published on January 31, 2014

Portland, OR: Data released today show that more monarch butterflies were counted at overwintering sites in California this year compared to last year. While this is welcome news, the number of butterflies is still well below peak numbers from the 1990s. Read more.

Grab Your Camera…Bumble Bee Watch is Here!

Published on January 21, 2014

Portland, OR: A new web site launched today allows people to be directly involved in protecting bumble bees throughout North America. enables people to connect with experts and other enthusiasts, and help build a comprehensive picture of where bumble bees are thriving and where they need help. Read more.