Category Archives: Butterfly Release

End-of-life Promises Met, Butterflies Released in Perpetuity and New Best Friends Found Thanks to Grassroots Fundraising Effort of Vineyards Residents

Friends of Avow Hospice living in the Vineyards community have gone door-to-door, written neighbor-to-neighbor letters, held educational socials, a golf tournament, tennis clinics, silent auctions and assorted other activities to help raise funds to contribute toward the Avow Hospice $10 … Continue reading

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Moths were Highly Colourful 47 Million Years Ago, say Biologists

A newly discovered 47 million year old fossilized moth reveals that prehistoric moths were highly colorful specimens, and not at all like modern day moths that we see every evening hovering around outdoor lights today. The remains of several moth … Continue reading

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Attention to Plight of Butterfly May be too Late

A butterfly that was once common in Iowa has been identified as a candidate to be put on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s endangered species list — but one expert says it may already be extinct. The Poweshiek Skipperling … Continue reading

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Halt Called to Protect Wildlife

A historic lane which is home to a rare butterfly will be replanted following “heavy-handed” works which saw trees and shrubs torn up to widen the footway. Norfolk County Council ordered vegetation to be removed last week from either side … Continue reading

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Phuket News – 2,000 Butterflies to be Released on Phuket

Two thousand butterflies are to be released on November 26 at Bang Pae Waterfall and Khao Pra Teaw Wildlife Reserve, with activities starting at 9:30 am. Five hundred of the butterflies, all raised at the Phuket Butterfly Garden & Insect … Continue reading

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Butterfly Release Helps Kids Learn About Freedom

About 100 Monarch butterflies raised in captivity in Wyoming were freed Friday at Edinburg’s Children’s Hospital to honor veterans and to have the hospitalized children live the experience of releasing them. The hospitalized kids who were able to walk left … Continue reading

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Backyard Butterflies

They’re colourful, delicate and full of life, and you can even farm them in your own backyard. Forget the tradition of throwing rice or confetti, people are now choosing to release butterflies at weddings and other celebrations across Australia. Glenda … Continue reading

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Butterflies Released for Top Cause

LAST Sunday visitors from across the country flocked to the property of Ray and Delphine Archer for their November Open Day and launch of Butterfly Plants for Poverty. About 1000 people wandered into the Archers’ garden of eden, to hear … Continue reading

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Sulfur Butterfly Rescued by Reading Woman

Valerie Van Opynen was admiring the snow from a window in her Reading home on Dec. 5 when she encountered an unexpected, but welcome, visitor. She found a sulfur butterfly on a roll of paper towel shortly after praying to … Continue reading

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‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’ this 2012!

The follow-up to the 2008 worldwide hit “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” New Line Cinema’s “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” takes moviegoers on a fun and fantastic new adventure to parts unknown, a place so remote it has … Continue reading

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