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A Meadow Fritillary sipped nectar from a Black-eyed Susan, one of 157 that showed up for this year's counts. (John Weber / For the Enterprise)

Precipitation sets stage for butterfly boom

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In late July, Marlene and I completed our 19th season of "4th of July" butterfly counts in north central Minnesota.

We have now attained our 107th count since July, 1993. Over those years we have been joined by a small, but dedicated band of counters who have enabled more of our count circles to be covered.


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