Get Involved

There are many ways in which you can get involved in preserving pollinators and their habitats. From planting native plants to create Monarch habitats to saving seeds to participating in citizen science projects, learn the many ways that you can make a difference.

  • Ohio Bee Atlas on iNaturalist

  • Budburst—a project of the Chicago Botanic Garden

  • Butterfly Garden! Plant a butterfly garden in your yard, here's a wonderful guide to get you started.

  • Cleveland Seed Bank is the largest organization of seed savers in the state of Ohio. They are dedicated to sowing the seeds of health and empowerment by providing access to quality seeds, knowledge to become seed stewards, and the platform for the community to gather and build a network of seed savers in our region.

  • Journey North is one of North America’s premiere citizen science programs for people of all ages. Journey North provides an easy entry point to citizen science, with simple protocols, strong online support, and immediate results. Reported sightings are mapped in real-time as waves of migrations move across the continent.

  • Join the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge!

  • Participate in Monarch Watch.

  • Create a Monarch Waystation.

  • Project Learning Tree uses trees and forests as windows on the world to increase students’ understanding of the environment and actions they can take to conserve it.