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Early Milkweed
Breaking ground and breaking records. Scattered reporters across the north confirmed the effects of this month's historic heat-wave. Milkweed was emerging 3-4 weeks early, from Wisconsin to Ontario. "We'll be watching out for frost!" an observer from Ohio cautioned. This plant poked through the soil on Sunday in Michigan.

Monarch butterflies in sanctuary in Mexico

Image: Kathy Metzger