Learn more about pollinators and the plants they need in the Norwalk River Valley by following #wiltonpollinatorpathway on Facebook. ... See MoreSee Less
The milkweed is in bloom! This is the plant that the monarch butterfly needs to survive. Two types that do well in Wilton: common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) and butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) which is the bright orange one.
Norwalk River Watershed Association added an event.
Victor DeMasi, lepidopterist, research affiliate for Yale' s Peabody Museum and NRWA Advisory Board member, will lead a walk through Keeler's Ridge meadow introducing area butterflies and moths and discussing their food and habitats. DeMasi has been studying butterflies and moths along the Norwalk River since 1977 and will show his remarkable collection. Afterwards, join us for refreshments at the Wilton Fire Station adjacent to Keeler's Ridge meadow and learn more about the Wilton Pollinator Pathway project organized by NRWA, Woodcock Nature Center, Wilton Conservation Land Trust and the Wilton Garden Club. Long pants tucked into socks and long-sleeved shirts are recommended. Rain date, Sunday, August 13. Please register at email@example.com so we can contact you should weather require rescheduling. ... See MoreSee Less