seeds for swallowtails: let's feed the tigers on sf's market street
A nature story is unfolding above San Francisco's chaotic Market Street. The Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly and its allies – Peregrine Falcons, Red-masked Parakeets, Bumblebees, Echo Blues, Red Rock Skimmers, and other urban creature – are making habitat along San Francisco’s civic spine. This accidental ecosystem is missing something: nectar-producing flowers to feed adult butterflies and other wildlife. But you can help: sponsor a […]
vote for the butterflies!
Tigers on Market Street! The Western Tiger Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio rutulus) has found habitat on San Francisco's Market Street. Over the next two years, while Market Street's ultimate design is in the lurch, the City's "Make Your Market Street" campaign has invited us to tell this unique story of urban ecological adaptation. The Action Grant […]