Author Archives: Beverly
This Monarch is not having a good day. Yellow Garden Orbweaver Spider will have quite a lunch.
Here is a shot of Zebra heliconians roosting
We are ecstatic. We had two female Pipevine swallowtails laying eggs in our yard. They were laying on Aristolochia tomentosa – many of which had volunteered into our lawn. I was feverishly trying to rescue the eggs while the lawnmower … Continue reading
Hi everyone. The new schedule for 2013-2014 is posted. We have lots of fun things lined up. We hope you will join us.
Our new program schedule has been posted. Be sure to check it out and mark your calendar to join us for these interesting and fun programs and field trips. Also start potting some plants for our plant exchange and let … Continue reading
Be sure to check out our new photo gallery contributed by 16 year old Taylor and her step-mom Megan. Taylor is a nature lover and budding photographer. Thank you to Taylor and Megan for caring about butterflies and nature. We … Continue reading
Our program schedule has been posted. Be sure to check it out and mark your calendar to join us for these interesting and fun programs and field trips.
Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis by Kim Todd Check out this book for some interesting summer reading. It is a fascinating story of a woman born in Europe in 1647. At age 13 she painted her first … Continue reading
What are you seeing in your gardens and afield? I am watching my beautiful Plumbago out my window with dainty Cassius blues laying their eggs and various swallowtails nectaring. My backyard is covered with Gulf Fritillaries flitting about.
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