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Introduction to Butterfly Gardening

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Learn how to start your very own butterfly garden at this thirty-minute informative session led by Clifford Ivy.  The program will feature spring to fall butterfly gardening and what host and nectar plants you'll need for Arkansas River Valley butterflies.  After the presentation, you'll have an opportunity to have any questions answered.


Clifford Ivy is a retired toxicologist, biochemist, and principal scientist for Procter & Gamble Co.  He holds a BS, MS from the University of Arkansas in Animal Science and a PhD from Cornell University. He currently lives in Barling, Arkansas, and is a butterfly enthusiast and identifier for, "Butterflies and Moths of North America",, and