Make More Milkweed class offered at Panhandle Butterfly House
The Panhandle Butterfly House is offering a special class on propagating milkweed Saturday, July 8 from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Learn how to plant milkweed from seed and make cuttings from existing plants. Milkweed is the host plant that monarch caterpillars love to eat! The cost is $5 and covers all supplies and plants that go home with participants. Register and purchase tickets here by July 5.   
For more information please contact Mary Derrick at (850) 623-3868 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays or via email at  

The Panhandle Butterfly House, located in Navarre Park on Hwy 98 at the foot of the Navarre Beach Bridge, is open to the public from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Admission is through donations and the generosity of its visitors helps sustain its educational exhibit. Pre-scheduled tours for groups of 10 or more are available Monday through Wednesday. Reserve a tour by visiting . Those who would like to volunteer with the Panhandle Butterfly House can find more information at
All programs and related activities sponsored for, or assisted by, the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are open to all persons with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. If you require any type of accommodation for an event sponsored by the University of Florida, accommodation requests must be made at least five working days in advance of the function. To arrange accommodations contact Mary Derrick at

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