Adult Programs

Woody Plants for Butterflies and Moths (in person)

Did you know that an oak tree is the larval host for more than 500 species of butterflies and moths?

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Did you know that an oak tree is the larval host for more than 500 species of butterflies and moths? Discover the many trees, evergreens, shrubs, and vines that are home to a wide array of Lepidoptera. We’ll explore the host plants and life cycles of common favorites and rare beauties and then go outside to experience the plants they call home.

Come prepared to spend time walking outdoors on paved and wood-chipped surfaces. 

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COVID-19 Precautions: Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s safety guidelines.

Notes:

  • Held indoors and outdoors.
  • Dress for the weather, and wear shoes that are comfortable for walking on paved and wood-chipped paths.
  • Limit 18

Heather Prince, horticulturist

Heather Prince is a trained horticulturist specializing in trees, shrubs, and natives. She has been a part of the green industry for more than 20 years in numerous facets from public to private. She currently balances a busy freelance writing and teaching schedule with her role as email marketing manager for The Garden of Words. She firmly believes anyone can garden and everyone will fall in love with plants given the chance.

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