Category Archives: Butterfly Farm

Around the World 11/22 – Day Ed

Hugh Grant, the beloved British actor, recently made headlines by accusing British tabloids of hacking his phone. Grant took action after the papers claimed that he was having an affair with a Warner Bros executive. Grant was furious, as the … Continue reading

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Caledonia Childhood Helped His Dreams Take Wing

Given what he became, Jaret Daniels had the ideal childhood growing up near 6-1/2 Mile Road in Caledonia. “I was lucky. My parents had a large piece of property – woods and grass and field,” he said. He collected bugs, … Continue reading

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Shendurney Rich in Butterfly Diversity

A three-day survey in the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary has recorded 176 species of butterflies. The findings of the survey, conducted jointly by the Travancore Natural History Society (TNHS) and the Kerala Forest Department from November 11, make the 171-sq km … Continue reading

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Utility Proposes Butterfly Preserves in Work Deal

National Grid is proposing to create preserves to protect two federally listed butterflies as part of a work permit renewal application. The Glens Falls Post-Star reports (http://bit.ly/uCKTaw ) that the federal permit would protect the utility from penalties if workers … Continue reading

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Wildfire Restoration Work Aims to Help Bees, Butterflies

Karl Christians, a state conservation district specialist, plunged his arms elbow deep into a special concoction of grass and flower seeds to stir up the batch before applying the mixture with a spreader attached to his four-wheeler. Christians then drove … Continue reading

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Florida Museum Expands ‘A for Science’ Free Admission Program

The Florida Museum of Natural History is expanding its popular “A for Science” program statewide. Elementary, middle and high school students in Florida who receive an ‘A’ or ‘S’ grade in science can present their latest report card for free … Continue reading

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Butterfly Farm in The Making at Valencia

Work on a butterfly farm has begun in the hills of Valencia where Arima businessman, Vishnu Tewarie is hard at work putting the finishing touches on a ten-acre eco-tourism resort. According to Tewarie, when completed, the butterfly farm would be … Continue reading

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Livingston Farms Set to Attract Essential Insects

On some sandy Livingston soil near an almond orchard, Jessa Guisse and Chris Schlies were trying to help some bees Monday afternoon. And some butterflies, and some ladybugs. It’s all part of an extremely rare project that Livingston is hosting. … Continue reading

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Get Out and Help the Butterflies

People visiting Lambourn will have a chance to create a habitat for rare butterflies next Saturday. The Sheepdrove Rare Butterfly project is planting shrubs and carrying out woodland edge work to benefit butterflies and moths. The farm is hoping to … Continue reading

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Grant to Help Devon Butterfly Population and Heathland

Work to boost the butterfly population and improve some healthland nature reserves is to get under way in Devon. An organisation which distributes money which would otherwise be paid in landfill tax has given Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) £9,000 to … Continue reading

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