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Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Flight School

When:
March 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
2017-03-24T09:00:00-05:00
2017-03-24T11:30:00-05:00
Where:
USDA Building - Conference Room
1001 Holleman Dr E
College Station, TX 77840
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:

Monarch butterflies will soon be on their epic journey right through the Brazos Valley. Come to our Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Flight School and learn how to create the best fueling stations and landing zones. Learn how to prepare a proper pollinator garden by choosing the right host and nectar plants along with native plants for butterflies and other pollinators. Come join us and explore ways to increase awareness about butterfly preservation, as well as other important pollinators and identify community partners for networking. Be a Monarch champion! Plant a home garden and become a team leader to promote community monarch butterfly and pollinator gardens.

Topics
• Update on Monarch numbers and latest news – USDA/TAMU – Craig Wilson
• Milkweed plants – Jane Cohen Nectar flowers – Judy Schafer – A&M Garden Club
• Native plants for pollinators – TX Master Naturalists – Cheryl Lewis
• Monarch Butterfly/pollinator garden opportunities in your neighborhood
• Tour Monarch Waystation at USDA building
• Planting pollinator gardens – Monarch Gateway – Barbara Keller-Willy

Community Goals and Partnerships
• Bee Creek – A&M Garden Club, TMN-BV, La Villita DAR, Extension Service Club, TAMU-SAIL/Hort.301,
CS P&R, B/CS residents
• Gabbard Park – TX Master Naturalists Brazos Valley Chapter
• 80 Butterfly Gardens Registered at Million Pollinator Challenge – A&M Garden Club
• Park Pollinator Patches, planting by neighborhood residents

To register for this free event email – AMGC4U@gmail.com
Include your e-mail, name, organization name, and contact telephone number.
Registration open until March 21 or until seats are filled.

Door prizes will consist of:

Native milkweed plants Butterfly field guides/wildflower field guides

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