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The Monarch Lab and KARE 11 are on a Mission

KARE 11 is on a Monarch Mission. The local MN news station is gearing up for a summer of education and outreach by promoting what YOU can do to help the declining population of monarch butterflies. What better place for KARE to start their Mission than the University of Minnesota Monarch Lab! Read More »

Karen Oberhauser Elected as a Wild Ones Honorary Director

Wild Ones national board members recently elected several new Honorary Directors. Wild Ones feels it is important to credit individuals who have contributed to the Wild Ones mission through personal contributions or advocating for Wild Ones. Due to her work, Dr. Karen Oberhauser was elected as one of the new Honorary Directors. She will serve through 2019. View the names and qualifications of the Honorary Directors here.  Read More »

Dr. Karen Oberhauser featured on NBC Nightly News again!

The U.S. Fisheries and Wildlife Service along with the National Wildlife Foundation is spending $2 million to help save the iconic monarch butterfly. NBC's environmental correspondent speaks to Dr. Oberhauser about the monarch's plight and even visits a grade school classroom that is in the midst of studying the butterfly. Read More »

Attack of the parasitoids!

After a caterpillar goes into its chrysalis, you would expect a beautiful butterfly to emerge. But when this parasitoid attacks, the results are very different. (Photo credit: Carl Stenoien) Read More »

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