Saturday, September 12th, 2009
Photo by Shelley Grieshop
Jill Bowers, St. Marys, shows a hatched monarch butterfly and several unhatched ones still in their chrysalises clinging to the screen covering her backyard aquarium. Each summer, Bowers gathers milkweed leaves and monarch caterpillar eggs and nurtures them until they change into butterflies.
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ST. MARYS - "Monarch Inn" might be the most appropriate name for Jill Bowers's rural home this time of year. These days her house, garage and backyard are host to containers filled with monarch butterflies in various stages of . . .
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