Learning about Monarch Butterflies
Sharon and LeAnn will cover what makes the Monarch Butterfly so special, identification, life cycle and what can be done to help the monarch survive in our environment. There will be discussion on monarch habitats, the migration path, what can be planted to attract the monarchs, why they are endangered and how to deal with pesticide use. They will also provide ideas on making nectar for butterflies.
Sharon Stewart, an experienced veteran of transforming her rural acreage into an oasis for birds and butterflies. Sharon’s goal is being part of the nationwide efforts to save the Monarchs. LeAnn Suhn, a lifelong gardener's main interest is learning ways to increase pollinators, especially the Monarchs. Both ladies are members of Dakota Prairie Master Gardeners, Miller, South Dakota.