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The Community Garden on the campus at Salemtowne is one of beauty and joy. Residents Kay Snavely and Carolyn Stokes not only help with flowers and tomatoes in the garden, but they also started a butterfly waystation. These butterflies are tagged and tracked. They share about this process, “We capture them when they’re caterpillars and put them in a habitat, and when they turn to chrysalis, and then to butterflies two weeks later, we take them out and put this little tiny tag that is smaller than a penny on them. We report that number and our information to Monarch Watch. If someone is out Monarch watching and sees our butterfly, they report it and we know where it went. We have had Monarchs go to Mexico, which is over 2,000 miles away. It takes them about a month to get there. Those butterflies love a good tailwind.”