If your school or non-profit educational organization is interested in this conservation measure, we can help you create a habitat for monarchs and pollinators. Please apply using this form: biosurvey.ku.edu/2017-application-free-milkweed-nonprofits-and-schools
Who will be considered for free milkweeds?
Applicants that demonstrate the following will be given higher rankings:
Schools will be given highest priority and will be reviewed first
Informal education groups will be given second-highest priority
Educational goals of garden clearly described
A clear, long-term maintenance plan for the garden space
Adequate space (>100 square feet) and light (>6 hrs per day)
Spring/Summer/Fall nectar sources existing or to be added in addition to milkweed
– Demonstrate in writing that landscape crews will not pull the plants or re-purpose the space in the foreseeable future
– Recognizes the value of monarch and pollinator habitat.
You will commit to sending an evaluation of the garden success and spring/summer/fall photos of the planting and maintenance of the garden
– We will send a survey in the Fall for photo submissions and garden evaluations
All application materials must be complete prior to review by Monarch Watch