Learn how to create a monarch butterfly-friendly habitat from the ground up with the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute and Monarch Nation on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019! This workshop will be 9:30am-3:30pm at the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute (9 Mount Merritt Rd, Kempt, NS).
Local experts in horticultural practices and conservation will provide tips and advice.
Highlights of this workshop include:
The life cycle and biology of the monarch butterfly
Threats to the monarch population
Native plants that attract monarch butterflies
Best practices and maintenance requirements for monarch butterfly-friendly gardens
Citizen science projects and public engagement
Cost: $40 + HST
Registration fee includes a copy of the Creating Monarch Friendly Habitat guide, morning refreshments and lunch, and a take-home pollinator plant kit. Bursaries are available to support participants with financial need.