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Bicycling with Butterflies

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6089 BOOK
Book Author:
Sara Dykman

Outdoor educator and field researcher Sara Dykman made history when she became the first person to bicycle alongside monarch butterflies on their storied annual migration - a round trip adventure that included three countries and more than 10,000 miles. Equally remarkable, she did it solo, on a bike cobbled together from used parts.

"Upon my arrival the first time at the Native American Seed farm, I thanked Emily a 2nd generation farmer, the network that had connected us, and the monarchs that led me there. While other farms spray away the milkweed, Native American Seed embraces each plant and their monarch suitors. I saw more monarchs on a farm tour with Bill than I had in the two previous days of riding"