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By Margaret Steinfurth
For the Herald 

Monarch Butterflies Need Some Help

 

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Monarch butterflies are in danger, declining rapidly due to habitat loss, climate change and pesticides. Now is the time to think about planting flowers that will attract, feed and help monarchs survive.

Monarch butterflies are in danger, declining rapidly due to habitat loss, climate change and pesticides.

Now is the time to think about planting flowers that will attract and feed monarchs. They migrate from central Mexico and begin to appear locally in the spring. They fly back in the autumn.

Monarch butterflies are one of the most familiar and best-known insects. They are large, mostly orange with relatively black veins and black wing borders with white dots on their wing's edge.

The smaller, less abundant, Viceroy butterfly is also orange but smaller with a black line across the hind win...



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