State Has New Mowing Policy To Benefit Monarch ButterfliesThe Monarch is believed to look for milkweed near north-south highways during its migration.
New Illinois License Plate Meant To Boost Butterfly PopulationFees will go toward a highway program to plant milkweed along the median strips of Illinois highways. WBBM's Lisa Fielding reports.
Feds Will Spend $4M In Ten States, Including Illinois And Indiana, To Boost Butterfly PopulationMonarch butterflies will lay eggs only on milkweed plants, which have become rarer in the Midwest.
Harsh Winter Was Tough On Butterfly Population, Study SaysA study released today points a finger at road salt. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Expert Warns Of Decrease In Butterfly Population In IllinoisYou might be noticing fewer butterflies hanging around the plants and flowers in your neighborhood this summer, reports WBBM's Brandis Friedman explains.