Consortium hopes to establish 830,000 acres of monarch butterfly habitat by 2038

Iowa DNR news release The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium has set a goal of acres devoted to monarch butterfly habitat in the state by 2038. “The consortium has worked collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan to expand habitat on our agricultural land, urban areas, roadsides, and other public land. We appreciate the many partners that have been involved and are encouraged by the work already underway,” said Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. The updated Iowa Monarch Conservation Strategy  seeks to establish approximately 480,000 to 830,000 acres of monarch habitat by 2038. The strategy — developed by the consortium … Continue reading Consortium hopes to establish 830,000 acres of monarch butterfly habitat by 2038