Wednesday, 16 July 2014

We now have a Monarch Butterfly Way-station....

Several environmental and watershed groups around PEI are creating Monarch Waystations as a way to help the endangered butterfly species. They include the Bedeque Bay Environmental Management Association, Wheatley River Improvement Group, the Hunter-Clyde Watershed Group, and the Cornwall Area Watershed Group.

We had their crew out July 8th planting trees and flowers in an unused piece of land at the farm as a way-station for the butterflies. We'll have a visit again later for some some butterflies in various stages of development to be put in.



James helped transport some of the transplants as they had hundreds and it was quite a hike.





 An old stream bed runs across the farm, they planted trees throughout this.

The group with Rita and Marylynn holding our way-station sign. The crew included: Donnie Sonier, Max Hammer, Brittany MacLean, Jerrica Cormier, Jiselle Bakkar, Ben McCarvill, Jason McNeil, Chad Curtis, Dave Allen, Chris Newell, and Michaella Donovan.

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