looked at Painted Lady eggs and butterfly plants
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butterflies were given and children looked at eggs under the
visitors came to Tule Ponds at Tyson Lagoon to enjoy a "Butterfly
Families came to celebrate spring.
They walked around the mystical wetlands and visit 3 areas to learn about
butterflies and other insects. They saw the little eggs of the
painted lady butterfly on the mallow plants. The
butterfly meadow was full of butterflies and eggs. In
the nursery they planted milkweed, so monarch butterflies could
visit their home. Children make a little basket and then went hunting for insect eggs.
Many saw new ducklings and the western pond turtles, as well as
different frogs and birds. Over 25 volunteers helped make the
day a wonderful success.
explained that milkweed is a plant that Monarch butterfly
prefer and they planted seeds
egg carton basket that they decorated.
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