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Native plant sale is a win-win-win

Every summer, Molly Henrick and her kids collect monarch eggs near their rural Blackhoof home and take care of them until they grow into butterflies. Henrick figures they release about 500 butterflies a year.

So when she heard about the native plant kits and seed mixes being sold through Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District, and found out there was a set specifically for pollinators, she jumped at the opportunity.

"I don't think people realize the chances of those eggs making it to butterflies aren't very high," Henrick said, citing that there are flies that will lay eggs on the caterp...

 
 
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