Across the Midwest, some city codes threaten people with fines for having milkweed on their property. But experts say many places have dropped those rules to support monarchs with urban and suburban butterfly gardens.
More pollinators and wildlife could soon buzz and burrow within Prairie Park. Coordinators of a grant-funded prairie habitat restoration project have begun the process of restoring a portion of the park, and they need the public’s help.
Monarch Watch has enlisted help from thousands of community scientists all over the world to fulfill its mission: Bring back the monarchs. Those dedicated to that goal will celebrate three decades of conservation work in September as the organization announces its next steps.
Scientists want Kansans in every corner of the state to help count bumblebees — those fuzzy, good-natured harbingers of summer.
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