Collaborations mark Monarch Conservation Consortium’s beginning

October 13, 2015

Graduate student Teresa Blader surveys milkweed plants for monarch eggs and larvae.AMES, Iowa — Collaborations marked efforts to increase the number of monarch butterflies as the Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium got underway this year.

The consortium was created in March by farmer, rancher and conservation organizations, state agencies, companies and Iowa State University to enhance monarch butterfly reproduction through collaborative and coordinated efforts.

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