Butterfly Garden Officially Opens August 15 – Join Us

Join us for opening day activities of this Girl Scout Gold Award project.

Image of monarch butterfly

Monarch Butterfly


Girl Scout Erin McDermott has designed, planned, and installed a butterfly garden and sitting area at the Reed-Turner Nature Center.  She worked with Reed-Turner Steward Sarah Schultz on plant selection and design and volunteer Mike Lawler on bench building.

Opening Day Program

On Saturday, August 15 starting at 1:00
  • Ribbon cutting at the garden
  • Presentation about the garden
  • Screening of “The Incredible Journey of the Butterfly”
  • Refreshments and crafts for the younger set

Bring your family to this interesting and educational event – and come back often to observe the butterflies at work.