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DuPont Pioneer Joining the Monarch Butterfly Restoration Effort

JOHNSTON, Iowa – Restoring the Monarch Butterfly population in the Midwest is an effort many groups in Iowa seem to be jumping on board lately. 210 more words


Got Milkweed?

The Milkweed is in bloom!  It’s a beautiful plant with an unfortunate name.  Certainly not a weed by our standards, it’s a wonderful pollinator plant to have in your garden.  129 more words


Animals | Field Sparrow On Milkweed

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Help Protect The Monarch Butterfly!

Join Humanitarians and Naturalist in protecting the Monarch Butterfly!! What Can YOU Do? Great Question – Just plant Milkweed in your garden. This will assist the Monarch’s in staging a comeback. 24 more words


Just Starting Out

innately, he plans
all but a sliver of life
choosing to grow, gain strength
watching him
simply my pleasure

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Monarch Butterflies and Swamp Milkweed: What You Need to Know

Western New York had a record-breaking May so far! It’s the hottest ever, right after having the coldest winter ever! I went crazy this past weekend buying new plants and trying to get my beds in good shape. 507 more words

Oh, Give Me a Home...

Tucked in a corner of my yard, under the shadow of soon-giant sunflowers, I planted weeds. Yes, planted not pulled. Milkweed to be exact. The milkweed plant provides all the nourishment needed to transform the Monarch caterpillar into the adult butterfly. 123 more words