Texas Parks & Wildlife seeks public input on Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate design

Texas Parks & Wildlife seeks public input on Monarch Butterfly conservation license plate design

AUSTIN (September 22, 2020) — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be launching a new conservation license plate to raise money to help conserve monarch butterflies and other native Texas, non-game, at-risk species. The public is invited to vote for their favorite design for the new monarch butterfly license plate through an online survey […]

Free butterfly workshop Saturday at Rockwall County Library

Free butterfly workshop Saturday at Rockwall County Library

(ROCKWALL, TX) Join the Butterfly Workshop Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Rockwall County Library from 10 to 11:30 am sponsored by the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance and the library. The event is a great opportunity for families to learn about the official Texas insect– the King of Monarchs! Learn about their migration patterns, their host plants […]

Monarch butterfly event Feb. 29 at Rockwall County Library

Monarch butterfly event Feb. 29 at Rockwall County Library

Join the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Rockwall County Library, 1215 E. Yellowjacket Lane, for a Monarch butterfly family event that includes a short presentation and family gardening activity to help you feed monarchs at your home! Registration is required. Register in person at […]

Butterfly fun at the library with Rockwall County Open Space Alliance

Butterfly fun at the library with Rockwall County Open Space Alliance

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 11, 2019)  It was a fun Saturday morning at the Rockwall County Library for kids and their families who came to learn about Monarch butterflies during a lively, hands-on event sponsored by the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance last month. A short presentation about the treasured butterflies explained the uniqueness of the […]

The Monarch Butterfly Project

The Monarch Butterfly Project

(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 26, 2019) Join the Rockwall County Monarch Butterfly Project Team and help save the spectacular butterfly from extinction. Monarchs, the official Texas State Insect, are in grave danger of disappearing from our skies; their population has dropped 90 percent in the last 20 years. Sad because Monarchs make our world more […]

Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt takes Monarch Pledge

(ROCKWALL, TX – October 19, 2015) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt joined fellow mayors from across North Texas and throughout the United States in taking the Mayors’ Monarch Pledge to take action to help save the monarch butterfly, an iconic species whose populations have declined by 90% in the last 20 years. Through the National Wildlife […]