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Late Summer Insects in the Prairie

Walking around my Prairie the last few weeks turned up a number of different insects. 11 more words


My first Monarch Chrysalis

In all of the time I’ve lived on my farm I have never seen a monarch chrysalis. Shortly after all of the monarch caterpillars had disappeared I noticed this chrysalis attached to the side of my house. 91 more words


Last of the Monarch Caterpillars

As I noted in an earlier blog, this has been a great year for Monarch Caterpillars. At the end of August I was tracking six caterpillars at several locations in my prairie. 39 more words



the caterpillar

inched its way up the path

over the stones and cracks

a tuft of grass

appeared in its tracks

what was driving it on? 32 more words

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Monarch Caterpillar in Texas by USFWSmidwest

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Photo by Shirley Hrobar.