Aug. 10 is Butterfly Day at New Jersey Botanical Garden

Aug. 10 is Butterfly Day at New Jersey Botanical Garden


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  • Photo by Marie Longo Monarch Butterfly on milkweed. NJBG and the Bergen County Audubon Society are teaming up to celebrate everyone’s favorite flying jewels on Butterfly Day, Aug. 10, 2014, from 12 noon until 3 p.m. at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden. .



NJBG invites all to explore and enjoy the Garden’s beautiful flying jewels on Butterfly Day at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, from 12 noon until 3 p.m.

Members of the Bergen County Audubon Society will offer butterfly walks throughout the afternoon, and will share information on how to attract butterflies to your backyard, how to help the Monarch Butterfly, and why creating butterfly habitat creates a healthy environment for everyone.

This program is free. Walks will start approximately every half hour at the Carriage House Visitor Center in the New Jersey State Botanical Garden, Morris Road, Ringwood State Park, Ringwood.

This program is sponsored by the NJBG/Skylands Association and the Bergen County Audubon Society.

The New Jersey State Botanical Garden at Skylands is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day. Admission to the garden is always free. There is a $5 per car parking fee on summer weekends and holidays; summer weekday parking is free. Parking is also free in the fall, winter and spring.

For an event schedule, membership brochure, directions or more information, call 973-962-9534 or visit www.njbg.org.

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