National HQ • Entered by Laura Glismann on August 3, 2021

Monarch Waystation Garden

July 1, 2021 – July 31, 2021

Participants and Hours

Pre Planning hours 0
Post Admin hours 0
Activity Hours 31
Participants 1
Total Hours 31

Key Issue: Landscape Planning (Forest Plans, RMPs, TMPs, etc.)
Activity Type: Stewardship (monitoring, sampling, planting, etc.)
Key Partners: Blue Diamond Recreations Association and BD Cottonwood Water Stewards
Landscape/area: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Short Description of Activity

Maintaining nascent Monarch Waystation and mitigating problems of extreme heat and invasion from synanthropic Burros.

Reflection/Evaluation

The heat and munching critters have delayed some success. The learning curve is steep. However, the future of this project looks doable and bright!
Six new gardens are being planned but will not be planted until cooler weather.
Interest in the project is growing in the local community.

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