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Find past newsletter articles, press releases, and other media showcasing local agriculture, placed-based education, and conservation of natural resources in Sullivan County.

October 1, 2019

Catching and tagging monarch butterflies as they migrate south to their overwintering sites in Florida and Mexico is one of the joys of fall for many people.  There is something about running around in fields of tall wildflowers holding a net above your head, racing mo...

September 1, 2018

Sullivan County 4-H students from Acworth visited the County Farm last month with Robin Luther

 to help out the Education and Outreach Specialist with 2 citizen science projects connected to monarch butterfly migration. 

The "Mission Monarch" program is ongoing unti...

August 31, 2017

Mid-July, I noticed a female monarch butterfly laying her eggs on some milkweed, so I collected a few, well more than a few, 35 eggs to be exact, to raise at home.  

Even though I have observed butterflies for most of my life, I have never raised one from an egg before,...

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