Time: October 6, 2012 from 2pm to 3pm
Location: Flower Mound Public Library
Street: 3030 Broadmoor Lane
City/Town: Flower Mound, Texas 75022
Website or Map: http://www.fmlibrary.net
Phone: Call 972-874-6165 to register.
Event Type: family, fun, educational, presentation
Organized By: Tom Kirwan
Latest Activity: Sep 15, 2012
Bring Back The Monarchs
Saturday, Oct 6, 2012
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Flower Mound Public Library
3030 Broadmoor Lane
Flower Mound, Texas 75022
Call 972-874-6165 to register.
Monarch butterfly populations are in decline in the United States due to loss of habitat. Discover simple backyard landscape things you and your children can do to help bring back the Monarch Butterfly.
The program will include information about the biology of the Monarch, its annual migration as well as the native plants beneficial to the butterfly’s whole life cycle.
Presented by Jenny Singleton, an educator, a Monarch Watch volunteer and seasoned butterfly tag wrangler, this program is designed for children and their parents who want to learn the about the beauty, the mystery and the miracle of the Monarch butterflies flight through North Texas each fall. Join us to understand how your backyard can help the Monarch Butterfly succeed in its journey.
A coalition of local community, environmentally friendly, non-profit organizations including The Flower Mound Foundation, Keep Flower Mound Beautiful and the Native Plant Society of Texas/Trinity Forks Chapter will host this presentation. Representatives will be available before and after each event to answer questions, provide information about membership and future activities, and assist attendees learn how we can work together to create a better community.