Monthly Archives:: February 2015

Moving for Monarchs is Going Global

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Moving for Monarchs (M4M) has some BIG news! M4M will truly reach a GLOBAL audience with the message of the “dance of life” and monarch conservation on March 14th, 2015 when they will present our message at TEDx Plaza Melchor Ocampo in Morelia, Mexico, near the overwintering home of the monarchs! TED.com and TED talks is more »

Update on SFE Grant Awards

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Because new guidelines related to processing our Wild Ones Lorrie Otto Seeds For Education (SFE) Grant Program applications have taken longer to implement than planned, announcing the winners for the 2015 grant year has taken longer than planned.  We will announce the winners by February 28th.  Thank you for your patience.  Details about the Wild Ones more »

Monarch Matters – New Funding!

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a major new campaign aimed at saving the declining monarch butterfly migration.  FWS pledged $2million in immediate funding for on-the-ground conservation projects throughout the USA and signed an additional $1.2million funding initiative to be matched through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and its donors.  Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) partner more »

Habitat Restoration Fundamentals Webinar

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MONARCH MATTERS Eric Lee-Mader of Xerces Society will present a webinar on Habitat Restoration Fundamentals on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 2:00:00 PM EST – 3:00:00 PM EST.  This webinar will examine the step-by-step procedures for designing, installing, and managing native plant communities specifically designed for monarch breeding.  For more details and to register This presentation more »

Doug Tallamy on WPT

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Wild Ones Honorary Director Doug Tallamy presentations will be broadcast this month on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT).  “The Value of Having Native Plants in Our Yards” premieres Wed, 02/11/2015 at 3:00 pm CST.  http://wpt.org/University-Place/value-having-native-plants-our-yards  and “Creating Healthy, Biodiverse Neighborhood Corridors” premieres Wed, 02/11/2015  at 3:57 pm CST.  http://wpt.org/University-Place/creating-healthy-biodiverse-neighborhood-corridors   Don’t miss these broadcasts!