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Monarch on marsh milkweed

Monarch on marsh milkweed

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Monarch Butterflies Are Endangered, Leading Wildlife Monitor Says

North America’s monarch butterfly, whose showy looks and extraordinary migration have made it one of the continent’s most beloved insects, has been classified as endangered by the International Union for…

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Monarch Butterflies Are Now Endangered. Here's How You Can Help.

As the only butterflies known to make a roundtrip migration like birds do, migratory monarch butterflies are used to traveling. Those that live in the Midwest migrate thousands of…

Monarch Butterflies Have Been Declared Engangered. What Can We Do to Save Them?

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with conservation biologist Karen Oberhauser about why the migratory monarch butterfly was just declared endangered, and what can be done in response.

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Rusty-patched bumble bee queen foraging on native honeysuckle

How to Help Wisconsin's Disappearing Native Bees in Your Yard

“The homeland of the federally endangered rusty patched bumble bee has shrunk by 90% in the past 20 years, yet the beneficial, fuzzy native bee can still be found…