Milkweed Dispersal Balloons by Jenny Kendler debut at Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts and Tower Grove Farmers’ Market
In response to the declining monarch butterfly population, resident artist Jenny Kendler debuted Milkweed Dispersal Balloons as part of the recent Marfa Dialogues / St. Louis series. The project, funded by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, and Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, generated… Read More >
Managing our highways for butterflies, not pesticides by Sylvia Fallon - May 8, 2014
With news that the number of monarch butterflies is plummeting due to the use of herbicides in agriculture, people have been looking for alternative habitats to restore the butterflies’ host plant, milkweed. NRDC has partnered with Monarch Watch to help plant
Ten years ago, a grain farmer in Northeast Nebraska wrote me a letter: “I am concerned that the recent large use of Roundup-ready crops (which I use) and the subsequent widespread use of Roundup herbicide (which I also… Read More >
Natural Resources Defense Council and artist Jenny Kendler will bring “Milkweed Dispersal Balloons” to St. Louis for Marfa Dialogues. The project is a mobile food cart that will distribute milkweed seeds across the area, to strengthen the declining monarch butterfly population.
The Natural Selection of Jenny Kendler
Artist and environmental activist Jenny Kendler makes complex work about the weird relationship… Read More >