crazymilkweedman wrote:I asked the parks person about replacing the milkweed colonies lost to an expansion of a parking lot and a covered picnic area.
How does one go about "replacing milkweed colonies"? Have you done it before (in wild areas, not your own home garden)? If so, do you have pictures you can share with us of how successful the effort was?
So far, I don't know of any conservation organizations (e.g. Monarch Watch, Xerces Society, etc.) that has posted pictures of how milkweed patches were successfully established along roadsides, railway lines, vacant lots and similar wild or semi-wild places.
I sowed some seed along roadsides here in California about a month ago and then storm runoff water washed them away.