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Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Pollinator Week Program: Increasing Habitat for Monarchs

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Route 66 Monarch Flyway June 23 event

The USDA estimates that more than 150 food crops in the U.S. depend on pollinators, including almost all fruit and grain crops. Crops dependent on pollination are worth more than $10 billion per year. Celebrate Pollinator Week and hear about what the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway groups are doing to help increase habitat for monarchs. How can you get involved? What can you do right at home? Find out: June 23rd, 6:00 P.M.


Casey Wichmann
Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway Executive Director

Erin Holmes
Illinois Department of Transportation Roadside Management Resource Specialist

Register today by email: SM.FS.Midewin_RSVP@usda.gov or by calling (815) 423-6370.

FREE VIRTUAL program: Closed Captioning will be provided.


June 23
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 S. State Route 53
Wilmington, IL 60481 United States
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(815) 423-6370
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