A flicker of hope in the insect world: Firefly, monarch butterfly numbers up, say Ont. researchers


More fireflies are flickering across lawns, parks and campsites in Eastern Canada this summer compared to recent years, says a researcher at Ontario’s University of Guelph.

 

 

Monarch butterflies are also fluttering around Canada this year after a strong winter season in Mexico and a wet spring in Texas that saw the butterflies prepare for their flight north, said Gard Otis, an adjunct professor and researcher at the University of Guelph. MORE

 

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