Tag: planting

November 5, 2018

Working lands important for biodiversity

While wildlife refuges and other natural areas are important for conservation, recent research shows biodiversity on working lands — places where people raise food, forests, products or livestock — are...

February 7, 2018

Bayer’s “Feed a Bee” funds Illinois college prairie

For over two years, a small liberal arts college in the suburbs of Chicago has been converting its campus to native prairie to nourish ecologically vital pollinators threatened by habitat...

November 22, 2017

Farmland milkweed supports more monarch eggs

Ever since they learned that the monarch butterfly’s swift decline is tied to reductions in its host plant, conservationists have been planting milkweed alongside roads to boost the pollinator’s population....