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Remarkable Butterfly Videos from Monarch Lab PhD Candidate Carl Stenoien

Unless a lepidopterist or an avid butterfly citizen scientist, most people never have the opportunity to witness the amazing process of butterfly metamorphosis, or some of the lesser-known aspects of the lives of caterpillars and butterflies. This notion motivated Carl Stenoien, a PhD student in Karen Oberhauser's "Monarch Lab" at the University of Minnesota, to film and broadcast YouTube videos of several butterfly species morphing into pupae, emerging as butterflies, and interacting with little-known parasitoids. Read More »

Pollinator Policy Forum

State Representative Leon Lillie (DFL – North St. Paul) is hosting a pollinator policy forum which will be moderated by Rep. Rick Hansen (DFL-South St. Paul). The event is free and open to the public. Read More »

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