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TN Valley Wild Ones: Planting Milkweed to Save Monarchs

Kenneth Dwain Harrelson
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    The monarch butterfly populationis dwindling, and gardeners in Chattanooga are helping restore the butterflies' lost habitats.  The Tennessee Valley Wild Ones ordered 1,500 milkweed plantsfrom Monarch Watch, a national organization based in Kansas, and they're donating some of the plants to people building monarch waystations.

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