Monarch butterflies, one of the few insects that migrate, are on the move from their summer-season homes in southern Canada toward their wintering homes in Mexico, and many are coming right through our area.
My wife and I were talking about butterflies the other day (I know, how exciting, right?) and we both were wondering whether it was just our childhood imaginations, or are there a lot less Monarch butterflies around the Rockford area today than there were years ago? Turns out, it's not our imaginations.
When someone gets excited, they're said to have "butterflies in their stomach." However, starting this weekend at Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens, the excitement there means butterflies on your head.
Every Friday morning on the WROK Morning Show, we spend some time with our good friend Laura Gibbs Green of the Rockford Park District, covering some of the great things the Rockford Park District has lined up for the weekend.
I've gotta say, bionic butterflies are much cooler than drones. Don't get me wrong, I'm pretty enthralled with the technological progressions we keep seeing in the world of drones, but this, the latest from The Bionic Learning Network, is nothing short of amazing...