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Visitors to the farm have found acres of milkweed and Monarch butterflies that depend on it for food.
Those beautiful striped caterpillars that are currently decimating the milkweeds in my dad’s yard are bulking up for the long road to Mexico.
After noticing that Taughannock Falls State Park had been cutting milkweed, the source of food for monarch caterpillars, Cochran-Teeter called the park.
Your Daily Dose of | Color Landscapers and gardeners tend to hate milkweed.
Another cause of their decline is the diminishing supply of milkweed.
Emerging from the woods, Shull stopped to watch a newborn monarch butterfly on a milkweed plant, slowly moving its wings up and down in the sunlight before attempting its first flight.
His plantings included several varieties of milkweed, the preferred food of monarch caterpillars.
Thousands of monarchs had already left Stroud Preserve’s milkweed meadows and were on their winter migration routes to Mexico.
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