Sharing Caterpillars

Sunsol SUNSOL at
Fri Feb 11 12:48:57 EST 2000

Thanks, everyone for your ideas.

Sunsol <SUNSOL at> wrote in message
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> I live in California and have grown fennel next to the sidewalk for years.
> People collect caterpillars regularly. I feel rather ambivalent about
> On the one hand I am glad that they know about anise swallowtails and
> them, but on the other hand I think that the insects would be much better
> off if these people took the  time to grow some butterfly plants
> I am considering posting a sign asking the collectors to "give back" in
> way. I thought about asking them to pay, but that's not what I want. I
> to promote butterfly gardening and insect study. Has anybody got any
> Sally

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