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Monarchs of the Hill: Members and Staff Release Butterflies Toward Mexico

 

Hill staffer Kelley Kurtz held an event to release dozens of monarch butterflies outside the Capitol Tuesday evening. Kurtz raised the butterflies herself, and plans to start a staff group for other monarch butterfly enthusiasts. The release was hosted alongside the Pollinator Protection Caucus, a bipartisan group of House members that seeks to protect pollinating insects like bees and butterflies.