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June 24, 2021

Grant helps MSU welcome bees and butterflies to campus

Matthew Bailey, MSU’s Landscape Services manager, and Lars Brudvig, associate professor of plant biology in the College of Natural Science, have applied for a grant from Project Wingspan as part of a larger effort to make campus pollinator friendly.

Project Wingspan is a three-year project through the Pollinator Partnership ( designed to increase the quality, quantity and connectivity of pollinator habitat across the Midwest and Great Lakes region.

As a recipient, MSU received sixteen different species of Michigan native seed including black-eyed Susans, buttonbush, foxglove, purple coneflower, milkweed and blazing star wildflower to help reclaim the site as native wildlife habitat.

Read the full story on the Infrastructure and Planning Facilities website.

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