Jun 23

Help! My monarch caterpillar is sick!

Contributed by Penny Holtzmann   The other day green liquid appeared in the container of a monarch caterpillar which I am raising. An online search revealed that this is caused by the caterpillar ingesting insecticide. I had been feeding it a leaf from a milkweed growing at the entrance to our subdivision and remembered that …

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Jun 08

Congrats to Dawn Weber on Platinum certification!

Just last month, Dawn Weber received her PLATINUM yard sign that recognizes her creation of habitat for our native birds, butterflies and other critters through our Bring Conservation Home program. In less than 4 years, she created over 4,000 square feet of habitat with over 250 species of native plants! Dawn joins pretty elite company …

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Jun 06

See BCH in action on the 2017 Sustainable Backyard Tour

The 7th Annual Sustainable Backyard Tour is a grassroots, all-volunteer event showcasing yards and gardens throughout St. Louis that demonstrate features of sustainability and organic gardening. The tour will take place on June 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, rain or shine.  More than 40 hosts will welcome tour-goers this year to see the many …

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Jun 01

Join the BeeBlitz on June 17th in Forest Park

The Webster University Department of Biological Sciences and the St. Louis Bee Brigade invite you to join the ranks of bee spotters throughout the world. To kick off National Pollinator Week, Webster faculty and students will lead teams of citizen scientists in monitoring bee populations at Forest Park in St. Louis.   During the St. …

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