Girl Scouts Lobby to Make Milkweed Illinois’ State Wildflower

Kinsley Schultz and Vanessa Tyler are Girl Scouts who mobilized their troop to lobby Illinois lawmakers in support of the proposed state designation. Vanessa says it’ll help people think twice about killing milkweed. Read two articles from April Peoria Public Radio article and Northern Public Radio article. Postscript: the troup was successful. The Illinois State Legislature passed the bill!