September 30, 2015
Incoming Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) students had a chance to learn about the monarch butterfly recently at the NREM fall mini-camp that was held at the 4-H Campground in Boone County on Saturday, September 19th. Tory Pocius, a Ph.D. student and Sue Blodgett helped the students...
April 22, 2015
By Bob Hartzler, Department of Agronomy, Sue Blodgett and Steven Bradbury, Department of Entomology, and Richard Hellmich, USDA-ARS. Photo. Monarch larvae feed exclusively on milkweeds The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium was established in February 2015 through...
April 15, 2015
Steven Bradbury represented Iowa State University at the April 6-7 Keystone Monarch Collaborative Meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota. The meeting is summarized in the attached statement courtesy of the Keystone Policy Center.
March 27, 2015
Laura Jesse and Donald Lewis present options for monarch conservation their recent Horticulture and Home Pest News article.
March 19, 2015
AMES, Iowa — Enhancing the monarch butterfly’s habitat in rural and urban Iowa is the goal of a new, broad-based statewide effort. The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium, established through the efforts of Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Iowa Department...