Establish native seed production beds to advance pollinator habitat restoration and improvement efforts through the Barrington Greenway Initiative and support the monarch butterfly and rusty patched bumble bee on public and protected lands in Illinois. Project will improve 1,050 acres, restore 25 acres, collect 10 pounds of milkweed seed, and propagate 50,000 milkweed seedlings.
NFWF Grant Profile
Monarch Butterfly and Pollinators Conservation Fund
Project Title: Improving Monarch and Pollinator Habitat Through the Barrington Greenway Initiative (IL)
Lake County Forest Preserve District
Cook County, Lake County, and McHenry County, Illinois