Why has the U.S. Military made an effort to join forces with conservation researchers? NPR reports on this unlikely partnership and features Nick Haddad’s ongoing research on St. Francis’ satyr, the little rare butterfly that can only be found on Fort Bragg.

Military Teams Up With Conservation Groups To Protect Wildlife – By Charlie Shelton & Frank Stasio on The State of Things • Jan 11, 2017

Pentagon Conservation Efforts Protect Rare Species — And Troops’ Training Grounds – By Jay Price for WUNC • Aug 22, 2016