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Energy, transport firms agree to maintain habitat along migration corridors of monarch butterflies

The side of the road isn’t usually thought of as ideal habitat. But for insects, such as butterflies and their caterpillars, the long expanses of land along roads and utility corridors add up to a considerable amount of home turf.


More than 45 transportation and energy companies, as well as dozens of private landowners, have agreed to create or maintain monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) habitat along “rights-of-way” corridors across the United States.


https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/historic-agreement-gives-monarch-butterflies-the-right-of-way/

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