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September 12, 2016
A mature American Lady caterpillar has begun weaving its silken nest in a Pearly Everlasting host plant. It was the first ever found in 137 counts. (Photo by John Weber)
Butterfly numbers drop 20 percent
September 12, 2016 - 7:26am
Monarch butterfly populations are declining. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Flight of the monarchs decreases in a changing climate
October 12, 2014 - 10:35am
August 23, 2014
A Painted Lady is nectaring on red clover. This was one of only two seen during the 2014 counts. (John Weber / Enterprise)
2014 butterfly count reaches more than 150,000
August 23, 2014 - 2:17pm
July 31, 2013
Two for thistle. (John Weber / For the Enterprise)
Another great season for butterflies in north country
July 31, 2013 - 12:36pm
September 8, 2012
Elizabeth Howard, founder of Journey North,  Pete Oberhauser, center, and Chip Taylor, Monarch Watch founder discuss the future of Monarchs.
Monarch butterflies often winter south to Mexico
September 8, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 4, 2012
A Dion Skipper nectars Swamp Milkweed, one of 52 on this year's counts. (John Weber / For the Enterprise)
More butterflies seen in area
August 4, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 5, 2012
While in Omaha for Earth Day he was "amazed" to see dozens of the winged beauties, some nectaring on honey locust blossoms, above, while others rested on the ground during the cool, windy morning. (John Weber / For the Enterprise)
A riot of red
May 5, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 24, 2011
A Meadow Fritillary sipped nectar from a Black-eyed Susan, one of 157 that showed up for this year's counts. (John Weber / For the Enterprise)
Precipitation sets stage for butterfly boom
August 24, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 28, 2010
Acadian Hairstreak nectaring clover was one of four on Itasca State Park count which was the only 2010 count where any found. (John Weber / For the Enterprise)
Butterflies are free to fly
August 28, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 20, 2010
Dead Monarch butterflies litter the street along 8th Avenue northwest in East Grand Forks on Thursday. Herald by John Stennes.
Butterflies: Casualties of the skeeter war in upper Red River Valley
August 20, 2010 - 7:21am
August 22, 2009
A fresh Atlantis Fritillary nectars red clover on the Deep Portage count. (Photos by John Weber)
Webers tally winged beauties in 17th season of counts
August 22, 2009 - 1:00pm