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News: Conservation Stories

Arlington National Cemetery—A Place of Peace and Pollinators

The hallowed ground of Arlington National Cemetery is deeply respected and cherished by many Americans. This beloved place has a committment to sustainable landscaping: to create landscapes that support local wildlife such as insects and birds.  Read More »

Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund Grant Slate Announced

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has released its grant slate for this year’s Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund. The Fund awarded 23 grants for $3.7 million with $5.8 in matching contributions, generating more than $9 million for monarchs.  Read More »

Tribute to the monarch butterfly: Ohioans gather milkweed seeds to save a species

Last fall, hundreds of Ohioans worked together to collect approximately 200 pounds of common milkweed seeds, totaling over 19 million seeds! These seeds will be used to support monarch conservation projects across the state.  Read More »

Leading by doing: Chicagoland eagle scout project restores monarch habitat

Monarch butterflies now have more places to call home near Chicago thanks to a dedicated Eagle Scout. Meet Jayson Schorsch from Troop 18 of Elgin, Illinois. He’s helping to protect the monarch migration one milkweed at a time.  Read More »

First Ohio Rest Area for Pollinators and People Now Open!

It’s official! The state of Ohio’s first combined travel center and pollinator garden has been opened. This pollinator garden will serve as a prototype for Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) planting projects at six other rest areas.  Read More »