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Monarch butterfly decline due to lack of milkweed; wildlife enthusiasts ask for help

Officials say there is something everyone can do

Officials say there is something everyone can do to help breed more butterflies -- plant milkweed in your yard. (May 27, 2014 6:47 PM)

If you haven't seen many monarch butterflies this spring, environmentalists say there's a reason.

Wildlife experts say the monarch population has hit a 20-year low. They blame environmental changes in Mexico, where butterflies go during the winter.

Officials say there is something everyone can do to help breed more butterflies -- plant milkweed in your yard.

"Milkweed is the only...

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