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Monarch Butterflies at Ardenwood Historic Farm

By on Jan 2, 2016 in Adventures, Arts & Culture, Attractions, Community, Features, Outdoors, Photography, Scene, Travel

Several people waited online outside Ardenwood Historic Farm (Fremont) on New Year’s Day to view the monarch butterflies that migrate there in search of warmth. They travel hundreds of miles from the western U.S. and Canada to escape temperatures that can hit below freezing. There’s been a great decline in their population as many as 25,000 were counted in 1997 compared to about 1,600 at the farm this year.

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