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BEAD 2016-19Butterflies 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.

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Upcoming Events

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 join together to celebrate national Butterfly Education and Awareness Day (BEAD) to help promote the importance of planting for butterflies and other pollinators. Activities include making clay seed balls to take home, walking through the Butterfly Encounter to interact with and see all four stages of the butterfly ($2/person, cash only fee), and learning what to plant to attract Monarchs and a variety of New Mexico butterflies. Limited supply of native and non-native milkweed will be available for sale, as well as free milkweed seeds (while supplies last). Life cycle kits, books and other butterfly related trinkets will be available for purchase. Other groups joining us this year include Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, Albuquerque Wildlife Federation, Casa Brujaja, Council of Albuquerque Garden Clubs, Sandoval County Master Gardeners, Native Plant Society of New Mexico. Feel free to share our Flyer with your friends.

CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE POLLINATION CELEBRATION

WHEN: Saturday, 06.16.2018; 9:00am-2:00pm

WHERE: Open Space Visitor Center; 6500 Coors Blvd NE AlbuquerqueNM 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.

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