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Butterflies, too, take wing twice a year

A female Monarch butterfly rests on a hybrid milkweed plant. Monarchs migrate up to 3,000 miles twice a year, often wintering on the same trees for many years.



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A female Monarch butterfly rests on a hybrid milkweed plant. Monarchs migrate up to 3,000 miles twice a year, often wintering on the same trees for many years.

A note last week from local birder Nic Korte detailing some of his recent winged discoveries around the Mesa/Collbran area also included this: “The most striking sightings were…




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