Johnny Butterflyseed children’s book author Tarisa Parrish releases one of her hand-reared Monarch Butterflies. It tries to stay with her.
Johnny Butterflyseed has found a Scrub Plum (Prunus geniculata) seedling in the wild, an exceptionally rare occurrence. Scrub Plum seedlings are so rare that determining the causes of their rarity was the central focus of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s recovery plan (USFWS, 1999). In annual censuses of ~900 […]
Johnny Butterflyseed’s first Scrub Plum
The endangered Scrub Plum (prunus geniculata) is submitted by Johnny Butterflyseed to two Florida herbaria, the first for Polk County in a third of a century.
Johnny Butterflyseed Submits Official 2020-2021 Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) Tagging Data to MonarchWatch.org
Johnny Butterflyseed submitted the data for 2020-2021 Monarch Butterfly tagging on March 25th, 2021. The tagging kit was received from MonarchWatch.org in October, 2020 after the order was placed in the springtime. Johnny ordered 100 tags, and in the end 97 Monarchs were tagged, with three voided tags. The tags […]
Johnny Butterflyseed Designates Newly Acquired Baygall “Joyce’s Garden” as Largest Monarch Waystation and Butterfly Preserve on the Lake Wales Ridge within Highlands County Florida
On February 2nd, 2021, Johnny Butterflyseed, of Three Psilos, Inc., gained possession of a one-acre tract on the Lake Wales Ridge in Lake Placid, Florida. Dedicated as “The Joyce E. Anderson Memorial Butterfly Preserve and Monarch Waystation” or simply “Joyce’s Garden,” the site will also serve as Johnny Butterflyseed’s Endangered […]