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    Spring Butterfly and Pollinator Garden Program

    When:

    Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    Where:

    Lutie School
    5845 US-160, Theodosia MO map...

    Description:

    THEODOSIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Extension of Ozark County is hosting a Spring Butterfly and Pollinator Garden Program at Lutie School/Memorial Trail in Theodosia, MO on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 starting at 4PM to dusk. This program is intended for anyone who is interested in learning about how to create a garden that will attract Monarchs, native butterflies and moths.
    Admission to this event is FREE and open to the public. Ozark Soul Native Plants and Ozark Mountain Honey will have booths set up where guests can shop for native wildflowers, plants and local honey. The Featured speaker will be Kelly McGowan, UM Horticulture Specialist, she will give a presentation about “Native Butterflies and Moths of Missouri” at 5PM.
    Humans and wildlife rely on insect pollinators for production of two-thirds the world’s fruits, vegetables and fiber. Kelly McGowan stated that “Missouri is home to many beautiful native moths and butterflies and is also a part of the monarch migratory path.” Explore the successful butterfly garden at the Lutie Memorial Trail created by the Ozark Heritage Garden Club. Tour the Lutie School Monarch Demonstration Garden where Kathalee Cole and Lutie students will learn more about the importance of these pollinators, characteristics of their lifecycles and report their progress to the North American Monarch Migration mapping system(s). Discover how your gardening practices could help protect and attract these beautiful creatures at the Spring Butterfly and Pollinator Garden Program at Lutie School/Memorial Trail in Theodosia, MO on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 starting at 4PM to dusk.
    This event is free but, cash will be required to purchase items from vendors and donations will be accepted.
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    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909

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