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A DC cannabis group protests in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday, April 24, 2017, to call on Congress to reschedule the drug classification of marijuana (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call).

Obamas Try to Save the Bees and Butterflies

The White House has taken an interest in saving honeybees, monarch butterflies and other pollinators. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Will President Barack Obama save the honeybees and monarch butterflies? He — and First Lady Michelle Obama — apparently want to try.  

The White House convened a group of bee and butterfly experts in April for thoughts on saving the creatures critical to the environment — and advocates expect the Obama administration to announce an action plan for pollinators this month, timed to coincide with National Pollinator Week, which begins next Monday.