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Bayard's Journal
Bayard's Journal
March 24, 2016

Eastern monarch butterflies may be doomed


Restoring native habitat could reverse the monarch butterfly's downward population trend, scientists say.

Without help, Eastern monarch butterflies will go extinct in the coming decades, according to a newly published study. U.S. Geological Survey and Scripps Institute of Oceanography scientists calculate a substantial chance - between 11 percent and 57 percent - of what they called "quasi-extinction" by 2036. That means a population so small that recovery becomes impossible.

I'm planting two different types of milkweed in the garden this year.
March 13, 2016

Donald Trump threatens to send supporters to disrupt Bernie Sanders’ events

Source: Raw Story

“Bernie Sanders is lying when he says his disruptors aren’t told to go to my events,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Be careful Bernie, or my supporters will go to yours!”

Read more: https://www.rawstory.com/2016/03/donald-trump-threatens-to-send-supporters-to-disrupt-bernie-sanders-events/

March 11, 2016

Alternatives to Roundup

I'm looking for a safer alternative to glycophosphate to cover a small field I'm turning into a vegetable garden. It's been a horse pasture, so plenty fertilizer to be tilled in. But also a ton of weeds and grass.

What would you use?

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