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A monarch butterfly released from the UIC Heritage Garden

December 7, 2020

UIC receives $1.8M from DOE to study effects of pollinator habitats at solar energy facilities

UIC’s Energy Resources Center, UIC-ERC, will receive $1.8 million over a 3 year period, beginning in 2021.

November 11, 2020

Virtual Monarch Summit connects stakeholders, citizens to further protections for pollinators

UIC partners with energy companies, transportation agencies to protect monarch butterfly

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April 8, 2020

UIC leads largest nationwide effort to protect the monarch butterfly

Partnership with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service establishes conservation agreement

June 19, 2018

UIC-led partnership aims to help create, preserve monarch habitat

Boosting pollinator plant numbers to aid declining butterfly numbers