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ATC joins nationwide effort to help monarch butterflies

Pewaukee, Wis. – ATC is joining a new nationwide effort to restore and increase the monarch butterfly population. The monarch butterfly population has shrunk by 80% in the eastern United States since the 1990s due to the loss of habitat and food sources. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering listing the monarch butterfly […]

Low-growing vegetation aids butterflies, keeps rights-of-way compatible

Transmission line corridors in central Wisconsin are prime habitat for the federally endangered Karner blue butterfly. The larvae of these butterflies feed only on wild lupine plants, severely restricting where they can survive. We are among a group of more than 30 public and private landowners working to protect the species through habitat conservation plans. […]