Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 13, 2019

Butterflies Vs. Border Wall: National Butterfly Center Seeks Restraining Order

NPR  reports

The National Butterfly Center, in danger of losing access to most of its wildlife nature preserve along the Rio Grande, is asking a court to stop federal officials from building a border wall across its land.

The North American Butterfly Association first sued more than a year ago after government officials allegedly cut down trees and cleared brush on its Texas property. The planned wall would cut the 100-acre property in two, with as much as 70 percent of the land inaccessible between the wall and the Rio Grande, Butterfly Center Executive Director Marianna Trevino Wright has told NPR.

Read full story at: Butterflies Vs. Border Wall: National Butterfly Center Seeks Restraining Order : NPR


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