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Butterfly Immigration Reform? Make Way for Migrating Monarchs Between the U.S. and Mexico

February 4, 2014By
Butterfly Immigration Reform? Make Way for Migrating Monarchs Between the U.S. and Mexico

This last year, tens of thousands of children across the Midwest watched IMAX film Flight of the Butterflies on the ¬†miraculous migration of monarch butterflies from Canada and the U.S. to their winter habitat in the mountains of central Mexico. This migration typically gives cause for celebration among millions of schoolchildren and citizen scientists alike. […]

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Monarchs and Milkweeds on Highway, Railroad and Electrical Transmission Lines Rights-of-Way

February 3, 2014By 3 Comments
Monarchs and Milkweeds on Highway, Railroad and Electrical Transmission Lines Rights-of-Way

In the U.S. alone, there are more than 17,000,000 acres along federal, state and county highways that can potentially contribute to monarch butterfly recovery. The millions of linear miles of roadside right of ways that are dedicated to native vegetation can serve as potential habitat for monarchs as well as other butterflies, if they are […]

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