“In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; and we will understand only what we are taught.”

-Baba Dioum 

Monarch Flyway Communities Engage


Children are the future. Learning about and caring for Nature needs to be a hands-on experience. Science, art and history lessons help spur greater curiosity and problem solving skills.



The Monarch Flyway runs across North America. With milkweed and nectar plants, roadsides  host a variety of pollinators while requiring less maintenance and saving DOT’s money.

Power Plus

More than power can travel the Right-Of-Way. This connected habitat helps monarchs migrate and reduces overall carbon footprint through environmental services and less mowing. 

Business Growth

Habitat Heroes Wanted! Milkweed materials can be used cosmetics,  textiles, insulation,  medicines, oil spill clean up kits, composites, paper and more. Milkweed is full of “Super Powers”. 

People – Planet – Partnerships – Prosperity 

Milkweed, Monarchs and Mission

At Sustainable Monarch, we believe it takes a network of people, communities, businesses, and government to bring about real and lasting change. Natural Solutions are available all around us and are  vital for future growth and a healthy planet. While monarchs are a great poster child, its habitat helps all wildlife and the Earth as a whole. Working WITH Natural Landscapes not only provides habitat for all wildlife, it strengthens rural communities through a common purpose

. Nature Base Solutions work.




Monarch Flyway Network is supported by innovative and purpose driven companies and communities that see value in conservation. When milkweed is VALUED, we are able to protect critical habitat for Monarchs across the migration route. Everyone can do something! Whether a landowner or an activist, a teacher or business, we all play a role in saving the monarch migration from extinction. Our goal is to protect and restore healthy Monarch habitat and help people benefit from the natural lands they steward where they live, work and play.

A Better Way – Market Based Conservation

Determined to create something better, Sustainable Monarch was formed to help people see their natural and managed landscapes with new eyes; one in which habitat can become an economic driver for community growth and prosperity.

Golf with a Buzz - Everyone can help with Monarch Habitat



Both monarch butterflies and milkweed, their host plant, thrive in biodiversity which is an extremely important asset in the future resiliency of the planet.

We believe that we have the power to change the landscapes for the better. We believe that small and cottage industries help fuel rural economies. As more habitat is conserved in the network, we can supply large businesses with sustainably sourced milkweed materials for large volume products.

Localized action for greater gains in environmental health and rural development. We believe imagination leads to innovation.

Join us as we explore the benefits and possibilities of doing more with less. 


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