LEAVE THE LEAVES

Keeping your lawns healthy, saving the overwintering butterflies & moths and more!

IT'S EASY!
Monarch butterfly drinking nector from a milkweed flower

The Ecological Problem

Butterflies and other pollinators have experienced significant declines across the globe. The Monarch butterfly population alone has decreased up to 75-90% in the last two decades.

Learn about the Monarch

You Can Help! It's Easy!

The most effective way you can help is by planting a pollinator-friendly garden with milkweed for the Monarchs to lay their eggs. There are many native plants that are also great for other butterflies, bees, humming birds, and pollinators.

How to Help

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Michigan native plants are healthy for the pollinators and are healthy for you.

Collect your very own native plants seeds at the Clinton River Watershed Council.

Feed the wildlife in the winter as get your garden ready in the fall.

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