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Monarchs in the Making

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Cam, Mike, Kallie, our intern Jabe, and lots of volunteers have been hard at work at the MRS. We have over 800 chrysalides getting ready to emerge! These monarchs will be the mating monarchs that provide eggs for our over 180 active Monarch Zones in and around Linn County, IA. One of many tents within…

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Parks for Pollinators: Linn County BuzzBlitz – Saturday, June 8

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If you’re looking for a fun way to help out the pollinators this weekend, check out the BuzzBlitz happening at Wickiup Hill this weekend: Parks for Pollinators: Linn County’s BuzzBlitz 2019 Calling all citizen scientists! June is pollinator month and we are excited to host a bioblitz to check the health and habitat of Linn…

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Cedar Rapids Gazette: Monarch Moonshot: Officials hope to make Linn County center of butterfly production and habitat

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MARION — The launchpad is prepared for a pair of projects aimed at making Linn County the epicenter of both monarch butterfly production and the habitat they and other pollinators need to sustain themselves… Read more. Published in the Cedar Rapids Gazette, August, 2016. Author: Orlan Love.

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Cedar Rapids Gazette: Project: More monarch habitat on the way to Cedar Rapids

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Project headed by Cedar Rapids residents secures 20,000 milkweed plugs September 4, 2015 https://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/government/project-more-monarch-habitat-on-the-way-to-cedar-rapids-20150904

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