butterflies

  • The Monarch butterfly thrives among flowering plants like milkweed. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Want to Help Save the World? It’s All About Bees and Butterflies

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Monarch butterflies have declined by 90 percent over 20 years, felled by pesticides, parasites and loss of habitat. They’re considered a sentinel species, whose fate mirrors that of many insects. Now, backers of a program to greatly expand all pollinators’ range...