Directed by

Julia Johanos, Samantha Derrenbacher

Country of Origin

United States




Short Film

How do you find tiny caterpillars in the wild? How does habitat management impact survival? And once butterflies emerge, where do they go? From detection dogs to larvae tents to numbered wings, join us for a groundbreaking summer on the Central Oregon Coast, as scientists from the USFS, USFWS, and University of Washington Vancouver investigate important questions and make surprising discoveries for the recovery of Oregon’s most charismatic threatened pollinator: the Oregon Silverspot Butterfly.