Tag Archives: Monarch butterfly

Help Monarch butterflies by saving milkweed pods

Once again, we’re helping the Monarch butterfly and its habitat by collecting milkweed seed pods. And we want your help. As you may know, Monarch caterpillars eat the milkweed plant. In fact, it’s the only thing they eat. Without it, … Continue reading

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Learn about Monarch butterflies at our Headlands Branch

The Monarch butterfly is both beautiful and hard traveling. It migrates thousands of miles from Canada to Mexico, passing through our humble neck of the woods each year. Rebecca Donaldson, the naturalist from the Mentor Marsh, will talk about how … Continue reading

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5 notes for using native plants in your gardens & landscaping

Listen, we all love tulips. But you can create problems when you fill your gardens and yards with non-native plants. You: decrease space for native plants. drive out native animal species, especially pollinators like birds, bees, and butterflies. make gardening … Continue reading

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Help Monarch butterflies by saving milkweed pods

The Monarch butterfly is in trouble. Each year, fewer of the species survive its storied migration from our neighborhood to their winter home in southern California and Mexico. Experts are concerned that, if the trend isn’t reversed, the species may become … Continue reading

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Learn about Monarch butterflies at MPL’s Headlands Branch

The Monarch butterfly is both beautiful and hard traveling. It migrates thousands of miles from Canada to Mexico, passing through our humble neck of the woods each year. Rebecca Donaldson, the naturalist from the Mentor Marsh, will talk about how … Continue reading

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