Unprecedented funding and attention adds to gains on the ground.
It’s part of what state parks officials call their Pollinator Habitat Expansion Initiative.
Storm pushed millions of butterflies into secluded, sequestered sites.
Public can assist by planting milkweed.
(Iowa DNR)The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium has set a goal of acres devoted to monarch butterfly habitat in the state by 2038. “The consortium has worked collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan to expand habitat on our agricultural land, urban areas, roadsides, and other public land. We appreciate the many partners that have been involved and are…