Monarchs will benefit from habitat protection across the nation. Credit: Tom Koerner / USFWS
Federal Partnership Encourages Monarch Butterfly Conservation on Agricultural Lands
January 13, 2016
The monarch butterfly is a new national priority species of Working Lands for Wildlife, a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The collaboration aims to help species recover by working with agricultural producers to make wildlife-friendly improvements on their farms, ranches and forests. Assistance is available to producers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin.
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