Good News for Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterflies are found throughout the United States, though a majority of the population migrates up to 3,000 miles to Mexico for the winter months.  In 1996, the Mexican government…

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El Capulin Monarch Butterfly Reserve, Mexico – Video Blog

Scientists estimate that close to a billion monarch butterflies historically overwintered in montane oyamel fir forests about two hours west of Mexico City. Numbers of monarchs at Mexico's butterfly reserves…

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12 Undeniable Reasons to Explore Mexico

Last week, CNN.com published an article titled "3 undeniable reasons to explore Mexico" (http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/29/travel/mexico-three-reasons/index.html). The three reasons listed included gastronomy, pre-Hispanic sites, and swimming in cenotes. We wholeheartedly agree with…

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Monarchs of Michoacan with Denver Botanic Gardens – Day 1

Guest blogger - Sarada Krishnan, Director of Horticulture at Denver Botanic Gardens Mexican Journal 2010: Day 1 – Morelia Leading the ‘Monarchs of Michoacán’ tour for Denver Botanic Garden, arranged…

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Myriad of Monarchs

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ces82gGH_lM]  As I’m sitting down to write this, millions and millions of monarchs are congregated in the oyamel forests on several mountaintops in central Mexico.  The monarchs began arriving in…

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