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Environmental Education for the Conservation of Monarch Butterflies and other pollinators

Oikos por un Planeta Sustentable

Country
Mexico

Region
Nuevo León

Agency Type
NGO

Target or Affiliated Species or Habitat
Monarchs

Original Language
Spanish

Oikos is an environmental education project which, through various activities, encourages the general public to gain knowledge about the biology of and protection efforts for flora and fauna, milkweed, the monarch butterfly, and other pollinators, like bees. Oikos also provides educational workshops and lectures in educational and community centers, mainly during the fall. Another activity it facilitates is the domestic production and distribution of milkweed and flowering plants (Cervantes 2016; Facebook 2016).

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