Iowa sets goal for monarch habitat

Iowa sets goal for monarch habitat

The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium has set a goal for acres devoted to monarch butterfly habitat in the state over the next two decades.

The updated Iowa Monarch Conservation Strategy seeks to establish approximately 480,000 to 830,000 acres of monarch habitat by 2038.

“The consortium has worked collaboratively with diverse stake­­holders to develop a comprehensive plan to expand habitat on our agricultural land, urban areas, roadsides and other public land. We appreciate the many partners that have been involved and are...

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