Let's talk about Monarchs!
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Mona Miller wrote: Both studies showed impacts on monarch larvae AND adults, with leaves from the barrier treatments resulting in higher mortality than control groups up to 3 weeks after application.
blazing star wrote: Lastly, I did not know that they spray Permethrin. This is highly toxic to cats.
In over 10 years time, only 1200 people have died from West Nile in the entire country. More people die in car accidents and from other illnesses. Yet, government decides, on our behalf, they will contaminate our air/land with poison.
blazing star wrote: I don't believe that these statistics warrant of mass spraying of poison. Mass, non selective, spraying yields mosquitoes that are immune to the poison all while killing off our beneficial insects.
Mona Miller wrote: If he cares he would be trying to stop all the spraying, which is killing Monarch butterflies, other beneficial insects, and us.
Mona Miller wrote: How many people of all ages are getting cancer and dying from mosquito spraying? How many children are getting learning disabilities from the spray?
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