Tag: butterflies

A monarch rests on flowers planted for pollinators on the Rothenberg Elementary rooftop garden

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Nature Interpreters Stephanie and Julie are in the butterfly garden at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve. Here, they’re sharing how they complete the delicate task of tagging monarch butterflies so we can study the patterns of these important pollinators.

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A butterfly sits on top of a frog's head. The frog sits on a lily pad submerged in water.

In the insect world, you can discover a variety of creatures from the cool to the downright creepy. However, there is no group of insects more hardcore than butterflies. How so? Some butterflies are hungry … for blood.

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. We’re celebrating pollinators for National Pollinators Week. Regional Education Manager Julie has found an interesting gaggle of butterflies at Woodland Mound and tells us more about what makes each butterfly species unique.

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