What is your wish for this project?
The Monarch butterfly species has been in decline due to habitat loss for the host plant milkweed. We have installed a small garden on campus and want to add additional sites in the community around the school building.
How did it go?
Our project to plant milkweed in additional sites has gone well. Of the 10 sites studied, 3 were determined to be appropriate and property owners were willing to accept the milkweed. The first site was an elementary school adjacent to the high school property. High school students composed a lesson and taught it to the first graders as well as donating 20 milkweed plants. The second site is private property in a restored forest within the urban setting. They have accepted 20 milkweed plant...read more