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MJV Welcomes the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources!

The Wisconsin DNR has joined the MJV partnership with hopes of increasing monitoring efforts across the state and protecting monarch habitat on both state and private lands.  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 »

MJV Welcomes the Kansas City Native Plant Initiative!

With their strong belief in collaboration and supporting organizations with similar missions, it is no surprise that the Kansas City Native Plant Initiative is the newest partner of MJV!  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 »