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Managing highways

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Managing our highways for butterflies, not pesticides by Sylvia Fallon - May 8, 2014

With news that the number of monarch butterflies is plummeting due to the use of herbicides in agriculture, people have been looking for alternative habitats to restore the butterflies’ host plant, milkweed.  NRDC has partnered with Monarch Watch to help plantRead More >

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Bring Back Monarchs

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Bring Back the Monarchs! One ecologist’s plan to plant milkweed to save the popular pollinating butterfly. by Chip Taylor   • May 14, 2014

Ten years ago, a grain farmer in Northeast Nebraska wrote me a letter: “I am concerned that the recent large use of Roundup-ready crops (which I use) and the subsequent widespread use of Roundup herbicide (which I also… Read More >

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