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An Update

If you are familiar with this blog, you might know about the Poweshiek skipper.  You see it mentioned above the upper photo.  History of the butterfly entries are sort of about the people associated with discovering this butterfly, or people … Continue reading

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Here it is–the Poweshiek Skipper

I attended a conference last weekend on the conservation of tallgrass prairie lepidoptera.  I was totally impressed with the turnout and professionalism of the people involved.  The attendance was about 60 people, most of them very intelligent and motivated professionals.  Much … Continue reading

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The Butterfly and Global Warming

            I posted an entry a while back about a computer program that captures news articles about global warming and global climate change, and rates the responses.  That program found some news articles about the Poweshiek skipper, Oarisma poweshiek, and … Continue reading

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News About the Butterfly

Oarisma poweshiek, the Poweshiek skipper has been added to a list by the US Fish and Wildlife Service that is published annually.  It is now a “candidate” for listing as a threatened or endangered species. This is a photo of the butterfly, … Continue reading

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