IBBA Procedures for Raising O.e.- Free Monarchs 2016

– Connie Hodsdon of Flutterby Gardens of Manatee   January 2016 This coming year IBBA is initiating a year-long campaign for Raising O.e.-Free Monarchs, to promote and support the raising of quality, healthy butterflies. This is a free course on raising … Read More

Monarch Health and Disease (webinar) 2015

– with Dr. Sonia Altizer and Dr. Jaap de Roode — April 9, 2015 1:00 PM EDT. Overview: Captive rearing of animals in closed quarters and at in high density situations can set the stage for the spread of harmful parasites … Read More

Raising Red Admirals 2015

– Todd Stout of Raising Butterflies Part I — Getting Started. Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Part II — Raising Red Admirals from Different Regions / Preparing for Production. Thursday, February 19, 2015 Click HERE to see a list of members … Read More

Monarch Health and Disease 2014

On October 1st, 2014, a one-day online workshop/webinar on Monarch Health and Disease was held, featuring scientists Dr. Sonia Altizer and Dr. Jaap de Roode.  Rearing healthy monarchs: how to keep parasites away, identify signs of infection and troubleshoot mortality … Read More