Monarch Conservation Toolbox

Pilot Projects

Restoring Habitat for Monarch Butterflies on Public and Private Lands in Texas

Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Texas

Country
United States

Region
Southwest

Agency Type
NGO

Target or Affiliated Species or Habitat
Monarchs

Original Language
English

“Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) biologists will enhance or restore 14,910 acres [6,033 hectares] of habitat for monarch butterflies within the monarch’s migratory flight path through Texas. Restoration will occur on 160 acres [65 hectares] of public land on five wildlife management areas and 14,750 acres [5,969 hectares] of private land through a partnership with the Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture Grassland Restoration Incentive Program” (Edelen 2015).

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