The #MonarchsInTheRough initiative is inspiring golf course property managers around the world to create sanctuaries for their local butterflies. While the target species may not be Monarchs, there are plenty of native types of butterflies and plants to promote.


Our efforts have been shared by the US Golf Association to the International Olympic Committee as an example of how sport can enhance conservation. View the release about the guidance here:

View the Monarchs In The Rough write-up on pages 42-43 of the document:


In a recent profile, Staff from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) highlighted the model. The intention is that others will emulate the successful program worldwide to enhance biodiversity in developed landscapes.