Planting milkweed for Monarchs is vital!
Milkweed is the sole host plant for Monarch butterflies. This particular plant is lacking on the landscape and has had a direct effect on Monarch populations.
Please join us in our effort to replenish this essential plant in Ohio by collecting milkweed pods in your area.
All you can – Where you can!
statewide pod collection 2021
Collection Dates: September 1 - October 30
Warren County SWCD will again be an official collection site this year for the statewide pod collection effort supporting the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative. Make sure to collect seeds when they are ready!