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“Keep an eye out for butterflies.” Even in months when snow still blankets the forest floor, that’s James Fischer’s advice to hikers who visit White Memorial Foundation and Conservation Center in Connecticut’s Litchfield Hills. Fischer, the research director at White Memorial, explains that the preserve, which stretches from Litchfield to Morris, is home to thousands of winter-dwelling mourning cloak butterflies. These large butterflies have dark brown wings edged with beige. They survive the cold