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2021
March

Cherokee Nation Seed and Plant Exchange Event

Cherokee Nation Seed and Plant Exchange Event

2020
June

Seed Collecting

Collecting Asclepias viridis (Green Antelopehorn Milkweed) with our friends from the Creek Summer Youth Program

April

Iowa Nation Planting

Iowa Nation Planting

In April of 2020, Brandon Gibson and Collin Spriggs of the TAP planting squad donated and helped plant over 700 native wildflowers for the Iowa Nation’s Campus park

April

Oklahoma Beauty

Oklahoma Beauty

Indian Paint Brush at Euchee Butterfly Farm

February

First Transplants of 2020

First Transplants of 2020

Slender Mountainmint, Pycnanthemum tenufolium

February

Stratification Workshop

Stratification Workshop

Collin Spriggs, TAP Program Manager, and David Correll, Chickasaw Nation Horticultural Specialist, lead hands-on workshop for breaking dormancy of Oklahoma wildflower seeds

February

Tropical Flight House

Tropical Flight House

Completion of the indoor tropical butterfly flight house at the Euchee Butterfly Farm just in time for February conference

January

Seed Cleaning Machine

Seed Cleaning Machine

Cleaning and processing native Oklahoma wildflower seeds with new Program Coordinator, Brandon Gibson, and new seed cleaning machine

2019
November

In-the-Field Seed Collection Workshop

In-the-Field Seed Collection Workshop

David Correll, Chickasaw Nation Horticulture specialist, and Collin Spriggs, TAP Program Manager, lead seed collecting workshop at the Euchee Butterfly Farm

July

Euchee Butterfly Farm greenhouse

Euchee Butterfly Farm greenhouse

Muscogee Creek Nation Summer YouthWorks program workers Beau Whetstine and Bryce Whetstine grow native nectar plants at the Euchee Butterfly Farm greenhouse in July 2019.

July

Seeds from Ecoregions 251 and 255

Seeds from Ecoregions 251 and 255 sorted and filed alphabetically at the TAP seed bank located at the Euchee Butterfly Farm in this photo from July 2019

June

Installing Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Installing Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Creek youth assist with installing Pycnanthemum tenuifolium as they work with TAP and the Muscogee Creek Nation Conservation District to install a pollinator plot at the Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge in June 2019.

June

Pollinator plot at the Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge

TAP partnered with the Muscogee Creek Nation Conservation District to install a pollinator plot at the Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge in June 2019 with the assistance of 4-H and Creek Nation youth.

June

Tribal Environmental Action for Monarchs

Tribal Environmental Action for Monarchs

Bree Dunham, co-director of the Citizen Potawatomi Eagle Aviary, introduces Myanabe, a Golden Eagle from their facility, to attendees of the June 2019 TAP workshop at the Euchee Butterfly Farm. The Citizen Potawatomi Eagle Aviary was a founding member of the Tribal Environmental Action for Monarchs.

June

Creating habitat for native bees

Creating habitat for native bees

At the June 2019 training workshop for TAP at the Euchee Butterfly Farm, TAP co-director and Monarch Watch founder Dr. Chip Taylor gives a presentation on creating habitat for native bees

June

2019 TAP conference

2019 TAP conference

During the June 2019 TAP conference, attendees tour the Quapaw Nation O-Gah-Pah greenhouse complex which provides produce and landscaping for the Downstream Casino

June

TAP training workshop

TAP training workshop

Attendees arriving and checking in at the June 2019 TAP training workshop at the Euchee Butterfly Farm.

April

TAP conference

Brett Ramey, Director of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington, gives the keynote address at the April 2019 TAP conference held at the College of the Muscogee Nation in Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

April

Educational session on monarch migration

Educational session on monarch migration

Dr. Chip Taylor, TAP co-director and Monarch Watch founder, leads an educational session on monarch migration during the April 2019 TAP training workshop at the Euchee Butterfly Farm, assisted by Joanne Ryan, Education Specialist at the Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge

April

Field identification training

Field identification training

Dr. Bruce Hoagland, University of Oklahoma, leads a field identification training session for April 2019 TAP training workshop attendees on the native prairie remnant located at the Euchee Butterfly Farm

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