Monarch Conservation Toolbox

Pilot Projects

Western Monarch Habitat Conservation and Native Milkweed Seed Increase on US Forest Service Lands (CA)

United States Forest Service (USFS)

Country
United States

Region
West

Agency Type
Federal

Target or Affiliated Species or Habitat
Monarchs

Original Language
English

“The US Forest Service will conserve, restore and monitor restoration success of occupied and suitable western monarch habitat on the San Bernardino National Forest by protecting existing milkweed populations, propagating, out-planting, and direct seeding three local milkweed species and five nectar species. The project will impact 4,166 acres [1,685 hectares] at six locations on the San Bernardino National Forest recovering from wildfire” (Edelen 2015).

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