Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

We hope to educate people about the plight of the Monarch butterfly and encourage them to plant milkweed, avoid using pesticides that kill milkweed, and raise Monarch caterpillars and release them.

How are you going to do it?

We have collected native milkweed seeds and will plant them indoors. When the weather permits, we will transfer seedlings to locations throughout our community to create a place for migratory Monarchs to lay eggs and to provide the necessary food for the caterpillars. We will raise Monarchs from eggs and caterpillars and release them when they emerge from the chrysalis and are ready to fly. We will work to educate others about the declining Monarch population and explain how they can help...read more