Butterfly Learning Center

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BLC Presents: Raising Caterpillars 101

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX, United States

Join us to learn how to raise native caterpillars to butterflies from your very own home! With the help of Alamo Area Master Naturalist Derrick Mims and our BLC experts, participants are provided the knowledge and materials to support butterflies throughout their entire life cycle. Caterpillar Kit supplies are limited to the first 10 participantsRead More

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BLC Presents: 5 Common Butterflies of Texas and their Host Plants

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX, United States

Learn about 5 common butterflies seen in Texas and how you can support their habitat with the plants that are native to Texas and readily available at local nurseries. In this presentation by Emily Hawthorn, you will learn about the butterfly life cycle and the difference between host and nectar plants. You will also seeRead More

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Growing Native Milkweed Workshop

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX, United States

Join us to learn how to identify, harvest seeds, and grow various native milkweeds of Texas from Native American Seeds’ specialist Michelle Gorham. Participants are provided seeds to sprout their newly acquired knowledge.

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Citizen Science Workshop: Butterfly Tagging Training

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX, United States

Join us to learn how to tag a Monarch Butterfly at our Butterfly Learning Center Garden with Drake White, Alamo Area Master Naturalist, owner of the Nectar Bar. Learn how to handle butterflies and support citizen science research projects in this official butterfly tagging workshop. Participants must be 18 or older. Limited space; registration required.

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BLC Presents: Raising Caterpillars 101

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX, United States

Join us to learn how to raise native caterpillars to butterflies from your very own home! With the help of Alamo Area Master Naturalist Derrick Mims and our BLC experts, participants are provided the knowledge and materials to support butterflies throughout their entire life cycle. Caterpillar Kit supplies are limited to the first 10 participantsRead More

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BLC Presents: Fall Pollinator Garden Tour

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX, United States

Join us in Phil Hardberger Park for an informative tour of our Butterfly Learning Center Garden with Alamo Area Master Naturalist Nicki Apostolow. Nicki will lead a walk through the garden to discuss the fall-blooming native plants and the various pollinators they benefit from. Learn what plants you can plant at home to support theseRead More

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SAWS & Watersaver Landscapes

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX, United States

Come visit our Butterfly Learning Center for a presentation from SAWS about tending a water-saving landscape! Our Butterfly Learning Center, a project by the Alamo Area Master Naturalists, is an outdoor garden and learning space located at the Voelcker Historic Homestead in Phil Hardberger Park! This month's presentation will touch on planting a water-saving landscape,Read More

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Open House at the Butterfly Learning Center

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX, United States

Come visit the Butterfly Learning Center, a project by the Texas Master Naturalist Alamo Area Chapter, at the Phil Hardberger Park’s Voelcker Historic Homestead. Learn about the importance of pollinator gardens, the native plants within the garden, and the Master Naturalist program, and how you can become involved, whether it’s planting your own garden atRead More

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Fall Monarch Migration Game

Butterfly Learning Center 1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, TX, United States

Come play a game of migration with us! ‘Journey' to up many different colorful and informational stations while learning all about the Monarch butterfly. Participants can choose to move through one to four different pathways: life cycles, host plants, nectar plants, and/or geography. Identify the stages of metamorphosis and the native plants necessary for theirRead More

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