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Upcoming Events


WHEN: Saturday, 07.20-21.2019; 8:00am-3:00pm

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.


WHEN: Saturday, 09.28.2019; 9:00am-12:30pm

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.

Past News/Events

 June 2019 – Off Farm Income Podcast 628: How To Turn A Hobby Into A Business | Tatia Veltkamp | Wings Of Enchantment

May 2019 – DailyLobo.com – Milkweed and Monarchs

May 2019 – DailyLobo.com – Business owner nurtures butterflies to maturity

May 2019 – KRQE NEWS 13 – Albuquerque Family Transforms Hobby into Butterfly Farm Business

September 2018 – Butterfly Tag and Release – Video

September 2017 – Butterfly Tag and Release – Press Release

July 2017 – Lavender in the Village Festival – Photo

June 2017 – Butterfly Education and Awareness Day (BEAD) – Photo

May 2017 – KRQE NEWS 13 – Beautiful Pollinators Who Need Our Help

July 2015 – Albuquerque Journal Newspaper – Photo

May 2015 – East Mountain Directory “A Wing and a Prayer” – Article

April 2014 – Easter Butterfly Release – Press Release

June 2014 – Butterfly Education and Awareness Day (BEAD) – Press Release BEAD 2014

June 2013 – Albuquerque Journal Newspaper – The Power of Pollinators






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