HABITAT CONSERVATION

Yearly production of healthy, vigorous milkweeds and seeds using known provenances.

EDUCATION AND OUTREACH

Provide internships to University students and Master Gardeners; k-12 programs and eduction packets; creation of local public gardens; milkweed workshops; public presentations.

RESEARCH

Study methods to improve milkweed growth and reproduction; develop better methods for germination and plant health; monarch usage of plants and preferences for various milkweed species; natural enemies and methods of mitigation

PARTNERSHIPS

We are a non-profit that works with many local, state and national organizations to promote milkweed use and monarch conservation and education. Let us partner with you!

OVERVIEW OF PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES WE OFFER

We grow native milkweed species - providing 1000's plants and seeds for habitat conservation and promotion of monarchs and other pollinators. Given our location, at mid- and high-elevation, we have access to a variety of ecozones and milkweeds (over 15 milkweed species!) and are committed to educate, inspire, and prepare our stakeholders - from private landowners, gardeners, k-12 schools, to state and federal agencies. Our focus is on the milkweed - making sure the right species are planted in the right locations.

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OUR CURRENT PARTNERS & PARTICIPANTS


Monarch Joint Venture, Arizona Monarch Collaborative, Northern Arizona University, Red Rock State Park, Verde Valley School, Coconino County Master Gardeners, Maricopa County Master Gardeners, Yavapai County Master Gardeners, Arboretum at Flagstaff, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Desert Botanical Garden, Southwest Monarch Study, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Ecological Restoration Institute, and Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.