Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Creating Gardens for Pollinators and Butterflies

Date:  May 06, 2017  
Time:  09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Location: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, 33303 Headquarters Rd., Ontonagon, MI 49953-9087

Contact: Sally Berman/Friends of the Porkies 906-884-2914

A Porcupine Mountains Folk School event

Discover how to plan and prepare a spot at home for a butterfly garden. A Master Gardener will teach you how to use native plants to attract wildlife, collect plant seeds and propagate native shrubs. Cost of class is $5.00. Get hands on experience planting native plants in the park. A presentation on butterflies provides a break from toiling in the soil. Take home butterfly garden seed packets to create a butterfly garden.

Ages 13 & older are welcome; children 6-12 with adult. Walk-ins are welcome. One fee covers an adult with a child. Be prepared to work outside. Wear outdoor clothing, bring gloves, bug repellent and a lunch. Fees for classes cancelled after the registration deadline will not be refunded. Registration deadline is Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

For more information about this class, Friends of the Porkies or the Folk School, visit www.porkies.org.  

Please Note: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources makes every effort to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information on the web calendar. However, dates occasionally change and events may be cancelled for any reason. Please call the unit hosting the event to confirm dates and times prior to your arrival.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into all Michigan State Parks and Recreation Areas. Check "YES" when you renew your license plate at the Secretary of State.

For camping reservations, visit www.midnrreservations.com or call 1-800-447-2757.

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