Platte Land Trust is partnering with Burroughs Audubon of Greater Kansas City on a monarch habitat grant from the National Fish & Wildlife Federation.
Platte Land Trust is partnering with Burroughs Audubon of Greater Kansas City on a monarch habitat grant from the National Fish & Wildlife Federation. This grant focuses on planting milkweed and other native plants to support the monarch butterfly.
Platte Land Trust is distributing native plants to school and community gardens throughout the KC metro area in 2016 and 2017. We are working with Master Gardeners, school teachers, city parks staff, and Eagle Scout candidates.
So far in 2016, 900 native plants were planted in these gardens:
• Mitzvah Garden
• Park University
• Platte County Community Garden
• Martha LaFite Thompson Nature Sanctuary
• Southeast Community Center Monarch Waystation Garden
• 18th & Broadway Garden
• Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired
• Pendleton Heights Community Orchard
• Platte County Resource Center
• Melcher Elementary
• Total Man Community Garden
• St. Therese Preschool
• Union Chapel Elementary
• Ellis Elementary
• Raymore Elementary
• Raymore Parks & Recreation, Farmer’s Market garden
• Johnson County Community College recycling station
Do you want to help?
For more information about Platte Land Trust, contact the President of the Board of Directors.
Carla Dods, 816-716-3402