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A Monarch Butterfly on a Zinnia

Monarch ButterflyButterflies can be found in almost any part of Nebraska, from the Pine Ridge's coniferous forests and across the grasslands of the Sandhills to the deciduous forests along the Missouri River.

Watching butterflies, much like bird watching or observing wildflowers has become a popular and enjoyable pastime.

Since many natural butterfly habitats have been lost to urbanization and other development, some environmental organizations have incorporated butterfly conservation into their programs.

Many people are taking a personal interest in attracting these fascinating insects to their gardens.

By choosing the right plants, you can attract many different butterflies, adding a moveable mural of color to your landscape.

Here are some resources to help you attract butterflies to your yard and garden:

More Resources About Butterflies:

Go here for the answerThis Can You Guess It?? photo appears in the March 2005 Nebline Newsletter.




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