Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Protection plan put in place
Scrub-hairstreak and leafwing butterflies helped

A plan to list the Bartram's scrub-hairstreak and Florida leafwing butterflies as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act will not shut down the spraying for mosquitoes on Big Pine Key.

Prior to Monday's listing, the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service worked out a 5-year agreement on the spraying for mosquitoes in the...

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