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May Lattanzio

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An end-of-summer Eastern Swallowtail.

There has been an alarming dearth of butterflies in this part of Florida this year. These important pollinators, the butterflies and moths are simply not here. August is their month. There were none. September came. There are no flowers. The all-important Bidens alba, a common roadside plant has been mowed ruthlessly by the county. It is probably the most important plant to these insects, bees, wasps, aphids. The butterfly migrations, aren’t The Monarchs are non-existent. The Gulf Fritillaries are not here either. The Common Sulphurs, so absolutely dependable, I could count daily on one hand.

There were once so many, that at 10:00 a.m. I would walk outside and watch them come around the circle from the north and nectar in anything that was blooming. Once in the wild morning glories, there were so many, I stood in awe because I heard them “clapping” their wings.

Bay County also has an aggressive mosquito spraying program.

While the bees and butterflies (our pollinators) suffer, we don’t realize we will reap the devastation of their loss.

Bayou George, Fl
Sony W50

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