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Michigan’s Monarch Butterfly Population On The Decline

Habitat loss and an especially harsh winter are proving to be a destructive combination for Michigan’s monarch butterflies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2014

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Former Strip Club Transforming Into Butterfly Sanctuary

Volunteers in one Michigan community are hoping memories of a strip club and adult bookstore will soon be replaced with fluttering butterflies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2013

UM Study Finds Monarch Butterflies Use Medicinal Plants

Monarch butterflies appear to use medicinal plants to treat their offspring for disease, research led by biologists at Emory University shows. Their findings, done in collaboration with the University of Michigan, were published online Oct. […]