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MJV Welcomes the Kansas City Native Plant Initiative!

With their strong belief in collaboration and supporting organizations with similar missions, it is no surprise that the Kansas City Native Plant Initiative is the newest partner of MJV!  Read More »

Leading by doing: Chicagoland eagle scout project restores monarch habitat

Monarch butterflies now have more places to call home near Chicago thanks to a dedicated Eagle Scout. Meet Jayson Schorsch from Troop 18 of Elgin, Illinois. He’s helping to protect the monarch migration one milkweed at a time.  Read More »

Bringing Back the Monarch to Malibu

In the spring of 2014, a group of Malibu residents became consciously aware of the plight of the monarch butterfly. A group of locals came together in an attempt to restore the overwintering monarchs in Malibu; they created the Malibu Monarch Project.  Read More »

First Ohio Rest Area for Pollinators and People Now Open!

It’s official! The state of Ohio’s first combined travel center and pollinator garden has been opened. This pollinator garden will serve as a prototype for Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) planting projects at six other rest areas.  Read More »

You’re Invited!

The Monarch Joint Venture's Celebrating Monarchs! Monarch Joint Venture Reception and Silent Auction will take place on Nov. 7th 2017 at the San Antonio Zoo in San Antonio, Texas. Come support the MJV and help monarchs take flight!  Read More »