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Pre-K monarch release

Local students raise and release monarchs into the wild.

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Pre-kindergarten students at Victory Christian School in Jamestown hold their hands out to let a monarch butterfly perch during a release event on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. As part of the Monarch Watch program, students watched the butterflies grow from larva stage to an adult, which started at the beginning of the school year in August.
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Ella Johnson lets a butterfly use her finger as a perch during the monarch release event at Victory Christian School.
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Asher Lawne holds his arm up in hopes of releasing a tagged monarch butterfly on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, at Victory Christian School in Jamestown.
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From left, Abigail Eden, Brogan Gahner and Evy Schultz check out the monarch butterflies the class raised and released into the wild on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, as part of the Monarch Watch program.
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A monarch butterfly appears to be holding on tight from the gusty wind that is having fun with Reagan Bruns' hair during the release event at Victory Christian School.
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Two monarch butterflies cling to an ash tree outside of Victory Christian School in Jamestown where prekindergarten students raised them from larva to an adult as part of the Monarch Watch program. The insects were released into the wild on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022.
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This monarch butterfly was tagged by the pre-kindergarten class at Victory Chrisian School in Jamestown.
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