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MONARCH BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL

Join us for the 10th annual Monarch Butterfly Festival! This free, family event has something for all ages. Crafts, hikes, presentations, and displays of live butterflies! Sunday, July 17th, 12-4 PM, rain or shine.

We have another activity-packed day lined up this year!

Plants: One free milkweed per family while quantities last!
Native prairie plant sale with Prairie Flora.

Presenters:
Creating butterfly habitat - John Morgan, Prairie Habitats Inc.
Children's storytelling - Joe McLellan
Monarch conservation in MB - Julie Pelc, Nature Conservancy Canada

Displays:
Live monarch butterflies and other native species.
Laura Reeves - author of Guide to Native Plants: From Acorns to Zoom Sticks
Nature Conservancy Canada
MB EcoNetwork - Tips for organic lawn care
Insect Control Branch - learn about beneficial insects and pests
Winnipeg Public Library - borrow a book from their mobile exhibit!

The kids will love our crafts, face painting, and street painting.
Bring a t-shirt to silkscreen a festival momento!
Learn about the prairie on a guided hike.

We can't wait to see you there!

 

Earlier Event: July 14
THEME DAY - The Edible Prairie
Later Event: July 19
GUIDED HIKE