Category Archives: Butterfly Garden

Maximizing ‘Minibeast’ Diversity in Your Yard

The Parry Sound Nature Club met on November 16 at the West Parry Sound District Museum. It was good to see such a great turnout, despite the questionable weather that evening. The guest speaker for the evening was Dr. Jeff … Continue reading

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Create Butterfly Garden in Your Yard

Cory Valk wants to transform an area of his Lehigh Acres property into a butterfly garden. The 40-foot wide by 18-foot deep space faces east and is bordered by an aluminum fence, paver walkways, two palm trees, and a second … Continue reading

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Wild Plant in KU Attracts Butterflies

The Kakatiya University’s department of botany has discovered a unique and wild growing plant species that is known to attract hundreds of colourful butterflies at the same time. The Kakatiya University’s department of botany has discovered a unique and wild … Continue reading

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Photo Feature: Learning in Flight

Morgantown Elementary has elicited the help of a few Painted Ladies to teach students about biology, habitats and even a little math. About 650 Painted Lady butterflies were released Friday and Monday in the school’s new butterfly garden. In partnership … Continue reading

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Park Official Tends Aaron Bessant Trail

Dale Colby knows his stuff. The city park officer pointed out plants along the nature walking trail at Aaron Bessant Park with a hint of excitement in his voice, eager to share a tale. The deer moss over here is … Continue reading

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A New Twist on Backyard Habitats

There are butterfly gardens and wildlife-oriented gardens, so why not reptile and amphibian gardens, too? For people looking to make their property more inviting to frogs, toads, lizards and snakes, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has on its website a … Continue reading

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Saving Butterflies, Their Habitats

That’s where you’ll find most butterflies in Oklahoma. “The majority of butterflies in Oklahoma are smaller than a thumbnail,” Reynolds said. The photographer was pulled into the world of butterflies when he befriended a North Dakota college professor who was … Continue reading

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National Grid May Get into Butterfly Business

National Grid is seeking to renew its permit to work freely in areas inhabited by two species of protected butterflies in the region – and will create new butterfly sanctuaries as part of the deal. The permit, which could last … Continue reading

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New Moth Species Sighted in Arunachal Pradesh

A new species of moth has been sighted in Arunachal Pradesh, bringing joy to nature lovers who noted that many moth and butterfly varieties were on the verge of extinction in India. The moth was photographed by nature enthusiasts of … Continue reading

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$10,000 Donation to Build Butterfly Garden at Molly’s House in Stuart

David L. Smythe is sponsoring the new Butterfly Garden for $10,000 as part of the Serenity Garden that is under construction in the backyard of Molly’s House. The Serenity Garden will provide a beautiful outdoor respite for patients and their … Continue reading

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