Conservationist Mary Jo Andersen said butterfly populations throughout North America are in decline, and the Oregon silverspot is in particular trouble. From Wordnik.com. [USATODAY.com] Reference
Portland - The Oregon Zoo this summer released 2,000 pupae of the threatened Oregon silverspot butterfly that it raised. From Wordnik.com. [USATODAY.com] Reference
Grassland areas support the silverspot butterfly, Szlemp added. From Wordnik.com. [The Register-Guard: RSS Feeds] Reference
silverspot at Mercato, 9118 Strada Place, Suite 8205; (239) 592-0300, silverspot. net. From Wordnik.com. [naplesnews.com Stories] Reference
FFW also has a proven track record locally, helping to fund regional conservation activities such as the reintroduction of Oregon silverspot butterflies. From Wordnik.com. Reference
Members of the conservationist group San Bruno Mountain Watch are opposed to the plan despite the reduction because they say it will cut off habitat for the endangered Callippe silverspot butterfly. From Wordnik.com. [SFGate: Top News Stories] Reference
The company was planning to build 108 town homes and 43 single family homes until 1997 when the Callippe silverspot, named for Calliope, the ancient Greek muse, was listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. Under pressure from Fish and Wildlife, Brookfield officials agreed to cut the town homes out of the plan and instead build 28 single family homes in an area on the northeast ridge that is less sensitive habitat for butterflies. From Wordnik.com. [SFGate: Top News Stories] Reference
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