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USDA launches new conservation effort to aid these important pollinators.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a new conservation effort to help agricultural producers provide food and habitat for monarch butterflies in the Midwest and southern Great Plains....
Plant for pollinators this year during National Pollinator Week, June 15 – 21, 2015.
National Pollinator Week is a celebration of the valuable eco-system services provided by bees, butterflies, beetles, birds and beetles, and was initiated and is managed by the Pollinator Partnership...
The Consortium is a new effort to enhance the monarch butterfly’s habitat in Iowa.
Monsanto Co. has pledged $100,000 to Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to support the new Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium. “Monsanto’s...
Take a look at these new products to help you achieve your gardening goals this year!
Create a biodiverse ecosystem in your backyard with these tips from Kim Eierman.
I let the milkweeds grow in the back of my garden to provide habitat for monarch butterflies. Jodi Henke, radio editor for Living the Country Life, brought some milkweed pods to the office last week...
Millions of monarchs are flying south for the winter
One of nature’s greatest spectacles is the annual monarch butterfly migration as they fly south to their winter homes for hibernation. There are no other insects in the world that migrate twice...
Browse these wonderful wildlife photos sent in by our readers, then submit your own! E-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Misty Acton, of Washington, Texas, and her eight year old son, Lynden, recently became interested in Gulf Fritillary butterflies after finding large amounts of passion flower vines covered with dark...
Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Make a wish Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Jodi Hopper, New Castle, PA, Wish upon a Butterfly There is an Indian legend that says if anyone...