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Welcome to Our Farm
Butterflies add an enchanting element to our lives. You can experience the wonder of butterflies in many ways. You can plant a garden that attracts butterflies to your yard, you can release butterflies to celebrate a special event or bring healing into your life, or you can enjoy learning about their amazing life cycle.
Wings of Enchantment Butterfly Farm in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is the local leader in supplying fresh, healthy butterflies for release while also offering educational programs, life cycle kits and interactive displays to our schools and community to raise awareness about the importance of butterflies in our environment.
BUTTERFLY EDUCATION AND AWARENESS DAY
WHEN: Saturday, 06.02.2018; 9:00am-2:00pm
WHERE: Plant World – 250 El Pueblo Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113
WHY: Wings of Enchantment and Plant World will participate in the national Butterfly Education and Awareness Day (BEAD) to help promote the importance of planting for butterflies and other pollinators. Visitors can make clay seed balls to take home, walk through a butterfly display and feed butterflies ($2 fee), learn what to plant to attract Monarchs and a variety of New Mexico butterflies, and purchase native and non-native milkweed. See Flyer.
CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE POLLINATION CELEBRATION
WHEN: Saturday, 06.16.2018; 9:00am-2:00pm
WHERE: Open Space Visitor Center; 6500 Coors Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87120, ph.505-897-8831
WHY: Pollination Celebration activities include live music, kids crafts, demonstration bee hives, honey sales, local vendors, activity tables and more! We will have our life cycle display along with life cycle kits, books and other butterfly related trinkets for sale. Click HERE for more information.
LAVENDER IN THE VILLAGE FESTIVAL
WHEN: Saturday, 07.07.2018; 9:00am-5:00pm
WHERE: The Agri-Nature Center 4920 Rio Grande Blvd. NW – Village of Los Ranchos
WHY: One of our favorite events of the year!. Join over 10,000 lavender lovers, farmers, small businesses, musicians, yoga instructors, and come see our butterfly life cycle display. We’ll also have life cycle kits, books and other butterfly trinkets for sale. Click HERE for more information. All proceeds from the festival support local agriculture and educational programming.
BUTTERFLY TAG AND RELEASE
WHEN: Saturday, 09.15.2018; 9:00am-12:00pm
WHERE: Jericho Nursery – 101 Alameda Blvd. NW, Albuquerque NM
WHY: Step up and become a citizen scientist by doing your part in helping study the migration and breeding patterns of Monarch butterflies in the Southwest. You can adopt a monarch butterfly, we’ll show you how to tag it, and then you can release your butterfly. Stay tuned for more information.