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The City of Mesa will host Living Green events this month to educate residents on solar cooking and butterfly preservation.
MEXICO CITY — The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts said Wednesday, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record-keeping began in 1993.
Finding air-conditioned summer entertainment can be tricky in the Valley of the Sun. It got a bit easier when Arizona’s newest cultural attraction — Butterfly Wonderland — opened last month in Scottsdale.
Butterflies should get a lot easier to spot starting this Spring in Scottsdale.
’Tis the season of rust-orange Queens, blue-black Pipevine Swallowtails, yellow Sulphurs and other colorful butterflies. Make the most of their fleeting, fluttering presence during the sixth annual butterfly census, taking place Sept. 15 at Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Superior.
It won’t be long before Arizona’s famous heat ensures the only thing stirring outside are heat waves themselves. Fortunately, there’s still time to enjoy something much prettier moving around out there.
Children can learn more about flying things during “Wing it!” family day 10 a.m. May 6 at Mesa’s Arizona Museum for Youth, 35 N. Robson St.