The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a new campaign this week to boost the population of the monarch butterfly, whose numbers have taken a dive. File photo by TAMMY LJUNGBLAD The Kansas City Star
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a new campaign this week to boost the population of the monarch butterfly, whose numbers have taken a dive. File photo by TAMMY LJUNGBLAD The Kansas City Star

National effort to plant milkweed aims to rebuild monarch butterfly population

February 12, 2015 08:47 PM

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