How Swallowtail Butterflies Survive The Winter

How Swallowtail Butterflies Survive The Winter by Jon Sprague Broadcast 10.13.2019 Listen:   Fall is a hectic time of year in Montana. There are a thousand things to do before the first snow, and not nearly enough time. The days shorten, tourists leave, seasonal...

How Do Butterflies Survive in Winter?

Butterflies in Winter Broadcast 3.10 & 3.15.2019 by Brett Walker   Listen:   Here’s a topic you might not be thinking much about right now. Remember all those colorful butterflies that visited your garden just a few short months ago? They seemed...

Guest Post: Mystery Butterfly

Observations & photos submitted by naturalist Kim Birck, late July 2014. Yesterday a butterfly I’d never seen before visited my yard. It had the colors of a swallowtail, but no tails, and it didn’t match anything I could find by doing a Google image search for...

How Montana’s Pollinators Do What They Do

by Charles Miller Spring is here, and with this season comes a fascinating panorama of activity between insects and flowers. The colorful flowerbeds and fields of wildflowers present an irresistible space that actually reflects the beauty of the insects themselves....