The Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program is welcoming visitors to its seasonal butterfly house, native plant garden, and short nature trail this Friday and Saturday.
Guided tours of the butterfly house will be offered on the hour, while guided tours of the native plant garden will be offered on the ½ hour. Visitors are also invited for self-guided exploration during opening hours; a kiosk and new signage on pollinators and plants provides information to enrich such exploration.
The butterfly house is stocked before with butterfly guests from the surrounding farm which are then released again back into the wild. Come view the “catch of the week” (weather dependent), search for the flowers in bloom, and enjoy a small, stream-side “phenology trail” where certain plants are monitored.
DATE/TIME: Friday, July 30, 2021 / 1 – 4pm
Saturday, July 31 / 10am – 1pm
No registration required
LOCATION: Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program Creekhouse
1075 Harlemville Road