The Illinois Monarch Project invites you to the Engaging Monarch Ambassadors virtual summit event on February from 1-3 p.m. The event will share strategies for engaging others to be ambassadors for monarch butterflies and the key messages of the Illinois Monarch Project. For the Event information and to register for the webinar on Illinois Monarch Project website: http://illinoismonarchproject.org/#event
Over the past 20 years, the eastern monarch population has faced a significant decline in migratory habitat. The Illinois Monarch Project collaborates with USDA agencies (Farm Service Agency; Natural Resources Conservation Service and Fish & Wildlife), public and private partners, in addition to individuals across the state, to protect and enhance existing habitat and establish new habitat that supports monarch butterflies and other pollinators.
In 1975 – Illinois adopted