Paucity of butterflies
gochfeld at eohsi.rutgers.edu
Thu Jul 2 02:48:20 EDT 1998
New Jersey is experiencing very low numbers of butterflies, and its not
because of drought. We had extremely heavy rains for nearly two weeks.
In thinking back over the last few years, we seem to have a post hoc
excuse for everything that happens to butterfly numbers: too hot, too
cold, too wet, too dry, to warm a winter, too much snow, not enough
snow, etc. It would be really nice to systematize information over
large areas for a number of years.
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