The Lincoln County News

Planting Native Milkweed and Wildflowers to Help Monarch Butterflies Thrive

  • March 2, 2019
Planting Native Milkweed and Wildflowers to Help Monarch Butterflies Thrive

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by The Lincoln County News on February 19, 2019. Last fall, when photographer Thomas Slatin and his fiancee, Angie Conklin, visited the Midcoast region of Maine, they and other tourists encountered what the lighthouse keeper referred to as an “uncharacteristically late in the season” sighting of monarch butterflies, during a time frame which approached mid-October. “We were waiting to climb to the top of the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and the gentleman in charge of the lighthouse, who saw my camera,...

Read more...