Audubon Presenting Caterpillar Wrangling Workshop Thursday, September 6

Audubon Presenting Caterpillar Wrangling Workshop Thursday, September 6

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Audubon Community Nature Center

Jamestown, N.Y. – Caterpillars mature into beautiful butterflies and fascinating moths.

You can learn how to find and raise a variety of caterpillars at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Caterpillar Wrangling, Thursday, September 6, 5-6:30 p.m.

Many caterpillars, including Monarchs and silk moths, can use extra help to restore their populations. Discover how you can help at this hands-on workshop.

Caterpillars can be very fussy eaters and may only eat one kind of food. You can learn how to identify and find the proper food for different caterpillars, what containers to use, and how to overwinter cocoons for insects that don’t emerge until the following year.

Instructor Jeff Tome has been raising Monarch caterpillars for years. He has recently branched out to raise a variety of other caterpillars and moths as well.

The workshop fee is $12 or $10 for Nature Center Members and children ages 9-15. Paid reservations are required by Tuesday, September 4. They can be made by calling (716) 569-2345 during business hours or online through the Programs page at auduboncnc.org.

Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. To learn more, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours or visit the Programs page at auduboncnc.org.

Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible ways.

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