If the news about the endangered Monarch Butterfly has gotten you down, take heart! There are simple things you can do in your own backyard to help out. Here are some resources from our catalog about these stunning creatures and how to help them! If you are looking for some real world inspiration, check out our busy little Butterfly Garden by the flagpole!
Bringing nature home : how native plants sustain wildlife in our gardens / Douglas W. Tallamy
Butterflies belong here : a story of one idea, thirty kids and a world of butterflies / by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Meilo So
The forgotten pollinators / Stephen L. Buchmann and Gary Paul Nabhan ; with a foreword by Edward O. Wilson ; illustrations by Paul Mirocha.
Grow native : bringing natural beauty to your garden / Lynn M. Steiner.
How to create a wildlife garden : encouraging birds, bees, butterflies and bugs into your outside space / Christine and Mick Lavelle.\
Native plants of the northeast : a guide for gardening & conservation / Donald J. Leopold
Nature’s best hope : a new approach to conservation that starts in your yard / Douglas W. Tallamy.
Pollinator friendly gardening : gardening for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators / Rhonda Fleming Hayes