Milkweed Seed available to help Monarch butterflies


DARKE COUNTY – The Darke Soil & Water Conservation District is offering primary school teachers, scout leaders or non-profit organizations involved in environmental education or outreach, an exciting opportunity to help monarch butterflies.

The Ohio Prairie Nursery has milkweed seed available to share and plant to increase monarch butterfly habitat.

A written proposal must be submitted that includes: Who you are; name of your group; your plans for the seed; and how you will care for the created habitat. Proposals will be accepted through July 31 and if selected, the seed will be shipped early fall. Please email proposals to [email protected] or mail them to: Ohio Prairie Nursery; PO Box 174; Hiram, OH 44234.

Staff report

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