New Page: Monarchs & Milkweeds in TX & on the Coastal Prairie

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Check out this new page on our website with information all about Monarchs & Milkweeds in Texas and on the Coastal Prairie: https://hnpat.wordpress.com/milkweeds-monarchs/  It is found under the new tab “References & Links”. Click the “References & Links” tab to view other references.

The newest information on milkweeds is this Identification of Milkweeds in Texas compiled by Jason Singhurst, Ben Hutchins, and Walter C. Holmes.

Other links are directed toward how to grow milkweeds from seeds, videos and power points of two talks on monarchs & milkweeds, maps of native milkweeds and where they grow, and more.

More on Monarchs – Talk Recorded – Google Group – etc.

Barbara Keller Willy speaking on "Milkweed A Dinner For Butterfly Royalty" at HNPAT meeting, February 25, 2015

Barbara Keller Willy speaking on “Milkweed A Dinner For Butterfly Royalty” at HNPAT meeting, February 25, 2015

Thanks to Barbara Keller Willy for a very enlightening talk at our February meeting, which set a record for attendance!

Upon the suggestion of Wally Ward, who could not make the meeting, Jaime Gonzalez of Coastal Prairie Partnership & Katy Prairie Conservancy recorded the talk and the slides.  View at links below:

Jaime also set up a google group: Monarch Butterfly Exchange – Greater Houston for discussions concerning local milkweeds and monarchs. Email Jaime at prairiepartner@gmail.com for invitation to join. Also available from Jaime is access to a google drive with Monarch related documents.

Don’t miss Malcolm Vidrine’s talk on Monarchs at the Native Plant Society of Texas – Houston Chapter meeting on April 16, 2015!