Bryan's Posts About Insects

The Eclipse on the Wing of a Butterfly

The Heavens — and a total solar eclipse — reside on the wing of a butterfly.

Fly or Die: Painted Ladies on the Move

Now passing you by is one of the planet’s great events — an epic migration like no other. Painted Lady, the world’s most widespread butterfly, is on the move. We’ve been seeing them bigtime here in New England the past few weeks.

A Tiger in Vermont

Congratulations, Vermont. You’ve got a new dragonfly — and a “new” plant.

Insect Alerts

News from the frontiers of blue butterflies and burgundy damselflies.

Vermont’s New Damselfly and Dragonfly Atlas

Today we launched the Vermont Damselfly and Dragonfly Atlas, which allows anyone to report, track, study, discover or simply enjoy these charismatic insects.

April Clickbait

If nature blogs were as rhapsodic as BuzzFeed and other clickbait, they might read something like these.

Happy Vernal Equinox

On this day with roughly 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness, I bring you two insects.

Winter Butterflies

A butterfly slide show to join the odd winter warmth on the way here in New England.

Cold Caddisflies Copulating

On a cold, miserable day at my home here in Vermont, a pair of caddisflies found time to “get hot” and make more caddisflies.

Autumn EcoAlerts

Four reminders for you to look high, low and in between as you walk the cold, soggy paths this weekend.

Insects in Vermont Today – Naked in Norway on Wednesday

Tune in at noon today (Tuesday) for insects, and meet me and Ruth Wednesday for wildlife above the Arctic Circle.

The Sunflower and the Butterfly: Together They Fall

When you kill a rare sunflower here in Vermont, you may also be killing a rare butterfly.