Tag: mowing

June 10, 2019

Moderate roadside mowing a boon for monarchs

Mowing smarter may be the best strategy to improve monarch habitat along roadsides. “Monarchs are declining across their range, and particularly in the East,” said Samantha Knight, a program manager...

April 16, 2019

Mowing for monarchs

It may seem like taking a weed wacker to perennial grasslands where monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) feed on their only food source, milkweed, is not the best idea. But researchers...