Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Summer Among the Monarch Butterflies

I spent this past summer rearing and then releasing monarch butterflies back into the wild where they could join the annual fall migration to their wintering grounds in Mexico.  In all, I reared 5 monarchs–two out of three from eggs … Continue reading

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Madison Tackles Japanese Knotweed Along SW Bike Path

City Initiates Multi-Year Effort to Eradicate the Pest Plant In August of this year, contractors hired by the City of Madison Engineering division, began a concerted effort to contain two large, well-established Japanese knotweed patches along the SW Bike Path. … Continue reading

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