The Monarch butterfly and its annual migration to Mexico have become uniquely intertwined with the celebration of the Day of the Dead and the indigenous heritage of the country. This … Continue reading The Relationship Between the Monarch Butterfly and Day of the Dead
Conservation doesn’t happen without people. In fact, we understand that healthy ecosystems support healthy communities. That’s why when we set out to find a way to help protect the monarch … Continue reading Focusing on Community Conservation to Protect Ecosystems
For all of us at ECOLIFE Conservation, every day is Earth Day! We never stop our efforts to protect the monarch butterfly, but we’re ramping up this Earth Month with … Continue reading Celebrate Earth Month by Helping Us Save the Monarchs!
This February, we had the opportunity to take our annual trip to the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Michoacán, Mexico, to witness the monarch butterfly migration. We take this trip … Continue reading Community Based Conservation and ECOLIFE’s Mexico Monarch Trip
The tortilla plays an important role in Mexican cuisine. This delicious food can be used as a utensil, a source of carbs, and a filler for your meal. If you … Continue reading More Than Taco Tuesday!
We arrived in Macheros as the sun was setting over the pine and fir covered hills that surround the region. The forest, shrouded in mist, made its presence known by … Continue reading The Smoky Mountains of Mexico
In this poignant piece, Mexican poet and eco-hero, Homero Aridjis spells out the complex factors that are killing off a wonder of the natural world — the mass migration … Continue reading A Plea to Save a Wonder of the World