Oct 302012
 


The last of the Monarch Butterflies have flown away . . . a magical and seasonal ritual comes to an end . . . for me at least . . . until another year. Monarch migration is well under way with millions of Monarch butterflies on their way to Mexico.

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies

Carol Duke

Carol Duke

Carol Duke is an artist and farmer who has worked with the land on a Western Massachusetts hillside for over thirty years. During this time her land has evolved into a diverse wildlife habitat. Carol features the flora and fauna that live and visit her farm on her website and blog http://caroldukeflowers.com As vital wildlife habitats are destroyed daily, Carol hopes to inspire others to garden for wildlife, while becoming activists for wild places the world over. Her nature photography has appeared in magazines, books and newspapers.

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Carol Duke

Thank you Mike! I truly do feel blessed each and every time I hold a butterfly before its first flight.

Mike Bowers

Thanks for sharing – what a blessed experience!

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