Celebrating a Monarch Milestone: The Day Their Secret Winter Roosting Spot Was Finally Found by Citizen Scientists Ken Brugger and Catalina Aguado Trail

Catalina Aguado Trail

“The Urguharts had followed the monarchs as far as Texas and believed the butterflies wintered somewhere in Mexico. But to discover the Monarch hideaway, they needed help, so they placed their advertisement in search of citizen scientists to help their research.” January 2, 1975 On this day, the naturalist Ken Brugger (“Brew-ger”) and his then-wife,…

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January 2, 2020 Amy Martin Woodland Garden Design, Louis Benech Normandy Retreat, Saint Adelard, Carl Linnaeus, Franscisco Marin, JG Lemmon, Rhodora, Minnie Aumonier, Leaf Supply by Lauren Camilleri & Sophia Kaplan, Tin Organizer, and the Discovery of the Winter Home of the Monarch

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Today we celebrate the Feast Day of a gardener Abbott and an important day in the life of the Father of Taxonomy. We’ll learn about the man who planted the first pineapple in Hawaii on this day in 1813 and the botanist who shared a train with a President during his honeymoon to the Santa…

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