Gardening for Birds and Butterflies

When:
September 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
2017-09-27T12:00:00-04:00
2017-09-27T13:30:00-04:00
Where:
Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Multipurpose Room, Shepherd University
301 N King St
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
USA
Cost:
$15 or LL Membership

Birds and ButterfliesGardening for Birds and Butterflies with Becki Jones

Participants will learn to design and create a garden for attracting butterflies and birds. A summary will be given on area butterfly nectaring and host plant food sources for home gardens. Basic needs of area birds will be highlighted in terms of food and habitat requirements in your garden. Attendees will be given sources for books, catalogs, and websites to create home garden habitats. Information will be provided on how to register your property as a Monarch Waystation through monarchwatch.org and as a Certified Wildlife Habitat through the National Wildlife Federation. This lecture will also include an introduction to the Habitat Network where members can join for free and map their garden and habitat for national wildlife conservation efforts.

 

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