Home Butterfly Studies

Fall is a great time to go exploring for butterflies, caterpillars and eggs. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Try a scavenger hunt!

Check out our presentations!

Plant Parsley!

Parsley is the easiest butterfly host plant to grow at home. If you plant a patch in your garden or in a pot, you’ll likely attract Eastern Black Swallowtails (EBS) who lay easy-to-spot yellow eggs.

Keep a Journal!

Keep a record of the butterflies you see. This file has a few common ones.

Draw a Butterfly!

Draw a Monarch Butterfly in Five Easy Steps