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Texan by Nature, Partner by Choice

"Inspiring collaborative efforts to conserve monarchs is what we aim to achieve... Texan by Nature is stepping up to start conversations with practitioners and other stakeholders, and we’re thrilled to have their coordination and leadership in the MJV."  Read More »

New IDOT Mowing Approach to Help Protect Monarch Butterfly, Pollinator Populations in Illinois

To help revive the shrinking populations of the monarch butterfly and other pollinators, the Illinois Department of Transportation is adjusting its mowing routine along state highways this spring and summer.  Read More »

Measuring Monarchs and Milkweed

Monarch population size estimates allow us to assess the status of the population, and set goals for restoring it to a sustainable level. Monarchs’ declining numbers have gained a lot of attention, but how is the monarch population measured anyway?  Read More »

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Monarch Joint Venture Welcomes Bee City USA

The MJV welcomes Bee City USA into our partnership of organizations working together to protect monarchs and the pollinators that share their habitat.  Read More »