BAPA Awarded 192 Milkweed Plugs to Propel Save the Monarchs Initiative 

  With Spring just around the corner, some of Beverly/Morgan Park’s community gardeners are gearing up to add fresh milkweed to their gardens. Monarch Watch, a nonprofit education, conservation, and research program based at the University of Kansas, recently selected six of our neighborhood gardens as recipients for flats of milkweed to promote more monarch and pollinator-friendly habitats in the […]

Samantha Griffin Assists BAPA With Environmental Initiatives  

  By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Outreach Liaison  Growing up, gardening was a family affair for Samantha Griffin. A recent graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale with degrees in geography and environmental resources, plus minors in horticulture and history, Griffin has joined BAPA this year as a Sustainability Intern to help promote the organization’s environmental initiatives and events.   Griffin learned at an early age the importance of being a steward […]