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Jul 23, 2018

Walk on the wild side at Urquhart Butterfly Garden

Doreen Nicoll
I have found the secret garden. There is no gate or little door, but there certainly is a Fairy Queen who is welcoming and gracious, yet formidable with an ever so slightly mischievous side.
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Jul 9, 2018

We saved Burlington's milkweed and monarchs

Doreen Nicoll
With the research and information supplied by environmentalists and actionists from across Southern Ontario, Burlington city staff made changes to protect milkweed.
Blog
Feb 23, 2017

Marvelous monarchs move Minister McKenna

David Suzuki
In November, scientists overseeing at-risk species in Canada said the government should list the monarch butterfly population as endangered.
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Apr 28, 2015
Photo: Sid Mosdell/flickr

Milkweed is a monarch's best defence

David Suzuki
Planting milkweed may seem small, but thousands of Canadians stitching together parks and yards with schools and rights-of-way into butterfly corridors could usher in a new era for monarchs.
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