Help the Monarch Butterfly

Illinois’ State insect is one step closer to extinction. The Monarch butterfly was recently added to the endangered list by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Being added to the “red list” for endangered insects is alarming because it’s two steps away from extinction. The Park District of Franklin Park continues to raise […]

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Preventing Pollinator Extinction

The Park District of Franklin Park is participating in an exciting project! We were asked to join a community effort to prevent pollinator extinction. The goal of Prevent Pollinator Extinction People is to get the community involved in creating milkweed gardens, which is the main food source for the Monarch butterfly. By having the community […]

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