Preserve & Create Habitat for Monarchs and Pollinators
“Milkweed Density Monitoring Specialists” Needed
Missouri’s goal is to establish 385,000 additional acres of monarch and pollinator habitat, wherein each acre has 200 stems of milkweed. To date, the joint efforts of the Missourians for Monarchs collaborative members have established 450,000+ acres of monarch and pollinator habitat in Missouri. Our next step is to assess the acreage to determine the number of milkweed stems per acre. That’s why we need YOU!
We’re looking for individuals to help us assess the quality of monarch and pollinator habitat plantings to determine the number of milkweed stems. We will provide specialized, online training for how to conduct habitat monitoring. You don’t need to be a scientist to help, you just need to care about habitat conservation and be willing to make a commitment for the entire growing season.
Habitat assessments occur June — October
Each habitat site takes approximately 4 hours
Flexible Schedule – You can visit the sites any time during daylight hours on any day of the week
Learn new skills while helping to save monarchs and pollinators
If you’re interested in volunteering in our Milkweed Density Monitoring Program, pleasecomplete the form below to register with us as a volunteer. Once we receive your registration, we will contact you with any possible opportunities in your chosen area(s).