Monarchs, Bees and Milkweeds Seminar
2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018
9810 Echelon Lane,
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9810 Echelon Lane,
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Date and Time: April 18th 5:30-
Eschweiler Ballroom, 9810 Echelon Lane, Wauwatosa WI 53226
Parking: Along Discovery Parkway, the lot at 9480 W Watertown Plank Rd (shuttles will be available to the event)
What: Food, Beer, Wine, Silent Auction Items, Items for Sale, a “Wine Pull” and “50/50” raffle as well as a short presentation about our current projects.
Our Annual Fundraiser is a way to celebrate Earth Day and is our big opportunity to raise the funds needed to continue with our mission. These funds help us manage, improve and expand the existing monarch areas and help us to promote and educate the community.
All are welcome-
Plant Sale: Details:
Date and Time: Sunday June 3rd Noon-
What: Milkweeds and essential native plants for sale-
Planting Party: Details:
Date and Time: Sunday, June 24 Noon-
What: This year, we’re going to get our hands full of dirt by planting seedlings into flats for next year’s planting projects. The location (barb and dicks) provides a chance to cool off if needed and restroom facilities. We hope to bring in other organizations to teach kids how this is done. Great fun!
Date and Time: Saturday July 14th 2pm
Place: Eschweiler Ballroom, 9810 Echelon Lane, Wauwatosa
What: Monarchs Need Milkweeds!
Milkweeds are the only larval food plants for our imperiled monarch butterfly. Join the Friends of the Monarch Trail for a special presentation on milkweeds and an update on the status of the monarch butterfly, followed by a tour of the Monarch Trail.
Jim Price, a co-
Special guest Dr. Karen Oberhauser, director of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, will present an update on her ongoing work with Monarch Joint Venture, which she co-
After a short break for refreshments, Barb Agnew, founder of the Monarch Trail, will direct trail tour groups after the seminar, with the help of Jim and other knowledgeable guides.
Age 14 and up:
$20 adult admission
Date and Time: Sunday August 26th 4pm-
Place: Echelon Commons: 9810 Echelon lane, Wauwatosa
Parking: Discovery Parkway, County Parks lot, 9480 Watertown Plank Rd (shuttles available)
What: This year our Celebration also falls on the full moon! (moon rise at 7pm) We’ll have food and beverages provided by Milwaukee County Parks Beer Tent, entertainment, displays with caterpillars, chrysalis and butterflies and moths, and we can all watch the moon come up over County Grounds Park.
Monarchs, Bees and Milkweeds, Please
Friends of the Monarch Trail announces summer seminar addressing needs of the declining monarch butterfly and imperiled pollinators
Wauwatosa, WI – A noted monarch scientist and some citizen scientists will team up July 14, 2018 to present a three-
The Friends of the Monarch Trail invite you to a special seminar on the monarch butterfly, endangered bumble bees, and milkweeds, the only larval food plants for our imperiled monarchs. Special guest Dr. Karen Oberhauser, director of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, will start the presentations off with an update on her ongoing work with Monarch Joint Venture, which she co-
Following Dr. Oberhauser's talk, Susan Carpenter, also of the UW Arboretum staff, will speak about native bees with a special focus on the federally endangered rusty patched bumble bee – which was identified last summer on our UWM Monarch Conservancy. Susan is in charge of the extensive Wisconsin Native Plant Garden at the Arboretum and is also an expert on bees and other pollinator insects.
Jim Price, co-
Due to limited room capacity, only 200 people may register for this event. There is a $20 admission fee. To register, visit: http://www.themonarchtrail.org/
The seminar will be videotaped for later viewing.
What: Monarchs, Bees and Milkweeds Seminar
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018
Where: Eschweiler Ballroom,
9810 Echelon Lane,
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