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Tag: Monarch Butterfly

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  • A white, black and yellow caterpillar.
    Information icon Monarch caterpillar. Photo by Edward K. Boggess, USFWS.

    Partnership conserves monarch butterflies across four mountain counties

    Asheville, North Carolina — As part of a national effort to stave the decline of monarch butterflies, Buncombe, Madison, Yancey, and Mitchell counties now have 13 new butterfly gardens, many installed by area students. Local organizations Monarch Rescue and Toe River Watershed Partnership have spear-headed the effort using a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s, Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program. Eight schools across Mitchell, Yancey, Madison and Buncombe counties have new pollinator gardens, as well as Asheville’s Bartlett Arms and Altamont apartments, Renaissance Asheville Hotel, Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center, and the Black Mountain Home for Children.  Learn more...

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