Walk in the Woods: Butterflies

PicMonkey CollageAll are welcome to join us for the spring 2016 Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture series, which will feature a showcase of local butterflies and moths, focusing on the monarch butterfly and creating butterfly gardens. 

In February, Farrar Stockton, Assistant Curator at the Cockrell Butterfly Center, will be presenting Lifecyles of Local Butterflies and Moths.

Gardeners and nature enthusiasts interested in bringing butterflies and moths to the garden must know how to identify their caterpillars to avoid harming them. Through exquisite photography, Farrar Stockton reveals the fascinating metamorphosis of local butterflies and moths.

Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture:

When: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Where: L.G.I. Lecture Hall | McCullough Jr. High School
Topic: Lifecycles of Local Butterflies and Moths

Be sure to save the date for all lectures in the spring 2016 series:
March 10, 2016 – Monarch butterflies take center stage.
April 14, 2016 – Learn how to add a butterfly garden to an existing landscape.

The Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series provides an introduction to the unique species that inhabit our community and appeals to nature enthusiasts of all ages and levels of interest, from students to retirees.

A free program of The Woodlands Township, Walk in the Woods Nature Lectures are funded in part by The Woodlands G.R.E.E.N., Waste Management and Nature’s Way Resources.

For more information on future lectures, please call 281-210-3800 or visit the Environmental Services Department webpage.

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