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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