New Jersey Butterflies and Their Host Plants

4/19/2017 6:30PM to 7:30PM

Sharon Wander, President of the New Jersey Butterfly Club, will illustrate and discuss many of New Jersey’s 100+ species of butterflies as well as the array of garden- and landscape-worthy native plants, both woody and herbaceous, that play an indispensable role in their life cycles by providing food for their caterpillars.  

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The natural beauty, diversity of wildlife and breadth of ecological resources at Duke Farms makes it the perfect setting for environmental education, demonstration and research. We believe that everyone—from research professionals to school kids—can learn from our conservation efforts and help to build a more sustainable future.

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