Reputed Biocide Mortality of Monar (fwd)
Neil at nwjones.demon.co.uk
Tue Sep 28 03:32:47 EDT 1999
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> From owner-dplex-l at raven.cc.ukans.edu Tue Sep 28 06:51:02 1999
> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 1999 00:07:34 -0400
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> From: "Lincoln P. Brower" <brower at sbc.edu>
> To: dplex-l at raven.cc.ukans.edu
> Subject: Reputed Biocide Mortality of Monarchs Migrating south on the
> Atlantic Coast....
> The following two very disturbing news items has just been called to my
> attention. Both need verification and elaboration...
> I heard from one of my collaborators on Chincoteague Island that there was
> reputed to be a massive kill-off of migratory monarchs flying through NYC
> as result of the mosquito spraying for the encephlaitis scare.
> And this person also told me that the Chincoteague NWR on the Atlantic
> Coast of Virginia is planning on spraying Roundup on the Phragmites marsh
> tomorrow......this will kill all the nectar sources of the fall migrants
> that are migrating southward along the Atlantic coast in drove as of NOW!!!!
> Lincoln Brower.
> Professor Lincoln P. Brower
> Research Professor of Biology
> Sweet Briar College
> Sweet Briar, VA 24595
> (Distinguished Service
> Professor of Zoology Emeritus,
> University of Florida)
> Telephone: Office 804-381-6240
> Home: 804-277-5065
> Fax: 804-381-6488
Neil Jones- Neil at nwjones.demon.co.uk http://www.nwjones.demon.co.uk/
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