Monarch Habitat Establishment in Agricultural Landscapes--SWCS Annual Conference

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
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Soil and Water Conservation Society logoCome learn about location options, plant selection and potential challenges to adding monarch butterfly habitat on your farm. Seth Appelgate from the Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium will share his knowledge and experience planning and executing planting of 21 monarch habitat patches on agricultural sites across Iowa. Now Appelgate, along with the rest of the Iowa State Monarch Research team, is collecting data on establishment success and monarch utilization, and you can hear about recent progress. 

This presentation will be part of the Conservation Innovation Grants Showcase at the Soil and Water Conservation Society's 2017 Annual Conference