Monarch Conservation Toolbox

Pilot Projects

Establishing Monarch Habitat on Marginal Lands

Pathfinders Resource Conservation and Development

Country
United States

Region
Midwest

Agency Type
NGO

Target or Affiliated Species or Habitat
Monarchs

Original Language
English

“A collaborative effort between three bureaus within the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship – Division of Soil Conservation and Water Quality will establish monarch habitat on 3,311 acres [1,340 hectares] of privately owned land in Iowa. The project will enhance four existing programs that establish wildlife habitat on Iowa’s private lands: Buffer Initiative Program, Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, Abandoned Mine Land Program, and Urban Conservation Program” (Edelen 2015).

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