Public invited to monarch butterfly release

The Bend Bulletin highlights the Deschutes Land Trust butterfly release as a part of our Monarch conservation project.
By Staff Report
The Bulletin

 
The Deschutes Land Trust is planning to release 10 to 15 monarch butterflies into the wild from Hollinshead Park Saturday. The public is invited to watch the release.

The caterpillar eggs were originally laid in a garden in Brookings, Oregon. The Land Trust was involved in rearing them through their complex life cycle from caterpillar to butterfly...