EXCLUSIVE AUDIO & VIDEO INTERVIEWS: AWN Visits National Butterfly Center During Annual Festival

AWN Editor M. Samuel Anderson interviews Marianna Trevino Wright, executive director of the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas during the annual Texas Butterfly Festival, coinciding with the migration of monarchs from Canada and other parts of northern North America to Mexico. See the audio-podcast and video files in this blog post to learn more. (All AWN photos by Angie Anderson)

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CLICK THIS LINK: AWN full audio interview of Mariana Wright

And please see shorter video interview directly below where National Butterfly Center Executive Director Marianna Trevino Wright specifies the broad earthly benefits that butterflies (and even bats etc) provide—well beyond the pollination of crops for human consumption.


Monarch butterflies adorn the flowers at the south-Texas National Butterfly Center during the Texas Butterfly Festival Nov. 5, 2019 (All photos by AWN / Angie Anderson)


This sign on the grounds of the National Butterfly Center speaks for itself.


The National Butterfly Center also is home to a massive variety of colorful birds in the subtropical climate of deep-south Texas.