Monarch Conservation Toolbox

Best Management Practices

PLANTS Pollinators

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Country
United States

Region
Multiple

Land Use / Land Cover
General Agriculture

Agency Type
Federal

Target or Affiliated Species or Habitat
Pollinators

Publication Type
Website/web hub

Original Language
English

This USDA NRCS online resource hub, PLANTS database, to date provides 181 resources related to pollinator guidance documents. These materials include technical documents and media, such as plant lists, technical notes, habitat assessment guides, habitat installation guides, webinars and fact sheets, with national-, regional- and state-specific recommendations.

Although not monarch-specific, resources include information on milkweeds and monarch habitat, as well as general pollinator habitat. Resources are downloadable and may be sorted by region, state and resource type. Based on NRCS technical knowledge, these materials are relevant for agricultural producers and conservation planners and for a variety of agricultural land uses USDA (NRCS 2015).

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