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  • Angel Hjarding's Butterfly Highway

    Angel Hjarding, director of pollinator and wildlife habitat programs for the N.C. Wildlife Federation, is working with schools, neighborhoods and other organizations to build and preserve habitat for monarch and other butterflies across North Carolina. In April she and volunteers from TIAA built plant beds, a split rail fence and an outdoor classroom as part of her Butterfly Highway effort next to the Corvian Community School along the Mallard Creek Greenway.

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Angel Hjarding, director of pollinator and wildlife habitat programs for the N.C. Wildlife Federation, is working with schools, neighborhoods and other organizations to build and preserve habitat for monarch and other butterflies across North Carolina. In April she and volunteers from TIAA built plant beds, a split rail fence and an outdoor classroom as part of her Butterfly Highway effort next to the Corvian Community School along the Mallard Creek Greenway. Video by John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

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