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Apply by Dec. 21 for NRCS Monarch Habitat Funding

December 21 is the deadline for farmers and ranchers to apply for funding from the current round of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

Tulsa World: ODOT Mowing for Milkweeds

The Tulsa World has a story on how the Oklahoma Department of Transportation has been trying out different roadside mowing schedules to find out which work best to keep milkweed…

President’s Note: Monarch Butterflies

Many of you may be aware of the plight of the monarch butterfly. This iconic species is struggling to maintain and grow its population. Each year surveys are conducted in…

Oklahoma and the Monarchs: Lend a Hand!

This story from Tulsa’s News on 6 Scott Thompson beautifully summarizes the status of the Monarch butterfly and what Oklahomans can do to help save this favorite from disappearing forever. Click…
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You Can Help Save the Monarch Butterfly!

When it comes to monarch butterflies, there’s good news and bad news. Let’s go with the bad news first. The rivers of monarch butterflies that once flowed over Oklahoma’s towns,…

Save the Monarch: the Oklahoma Way Station

Oklahoma is an important way station on both the spring and fall migrations of the Eastern Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus). Monarchs leave their winter home in Mexico in February and March and…
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