Insects and flowers go back—way back. Flowering plants, scientifically known as angiosperms, are believed to have fully emerged around 140 million years ago. Read more


Born to Fly

Jo Harris photo

I was buzzing with anticipation as I assembled my supplies—pencil, adhesive tags, data sheet—but I wasn’t the only one getting antsy. I extended my hand into the butterfly habitat I’d improvised from a mesh, pop-up laundry hamper. Read more


N.C. Arboretum butterfly garden

N.C. Arboretum photo

Experience the magic of butterflies up close with the special Winged Wonders exhibit this summer at the N.C. Arboretum in Asheville, North Carolina. Read more