Monarchs get help from unlikely source: California’s drought
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Monarchs get help from unlikely source: California’s drought

VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The struggling monarch butterfly is getting help from an unlikely source: the California drought. Californians have been ripping up their lawns in record numbers and many are planting native, drought-tolerant plants instead — including milkweed species native to California that can thrive in arid conditions. The female monarch butterfly will only … Continue reading