NATIONAL COVERAGE: We are pleased that the Des Moines Register video/article has been picked up by a number of news organizations across the country. We ARE getting out our message about saving Monarchs! Thank you!
LAKE McBRIDE: In addition, one of our members has been given permission by Lake McBride State Park near Solon, Iowa to plant milkweed in grassy, prairie areas around the lake. Thank you!
UPCOMING EVENT: ALL ABOUT MONARCHS
August 16, 2015 ... 6:30 p.m.
Eastside Recycling Center
2401 Scott Blvd. SE
Iowa City, IA
Learn about milkweed, monarchs, and more! If you are interested in learning how to care for Monarchs--from the egg through release stages, please join us.
Come listen and learn from speakers Sydney Algreen, Johson County Conservation, Marcie Evans, MA, monarch enthusiast, and Katherine Ryan Hogendorn, monarch enthusiast spearheading a project to increase the monarch population at Lake MacBride.
We will also have a panel from Monarchs in Eastern Iowa for Q&A after the event! There will be a limited number of milkweeds, eggs and caterpillars given out to those who are interested.
If you need more information, contact Kathy at 319-624-5240.
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