June 4th: The June chapter meeting will be a combination meeting and field trip. It will be held at the Little Red Wagon, 4111-A Henderson Blvd. Tampa, FL 33629 at 10:00 AM. The presentation will be Central Florida Native Butterflies and the Native Plants They Rely On, by Anita Camacho. After the presentation we will walk next door to tour the small but wide-ranging native plant nursery, a live butterfly exhibit, a reptile/amphibian education room and a gift shop - all tucked into less than 1/4 of a city block.

Anita Camacho is President and Founder of Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation, Inc, and the North American Butterfly Association - Tampa Bay chapter. She opened Little Red Wagon Native Nursery in South Tampa in April 2020 and is the only native plant nursery currently listed in Hillsborough county by the Florida Association of Native Nurseries (FANN).

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Native Plant Presentation

If you are new to native plants the following presentation will provide you with a basic good start to using native plants in your landscape. The presenter is Mary Ellen Gotto, an expert on native plants.

Date and time

Wed, June 15, 2022

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Location

Starkey Ranch Library

12118 Lake Blanche Drive

Odessa, FL 33556

Please register in advance starting on June 1st at  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/6-15-2022-florida-native-plants-tickets-344726134147?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Or call the library and register with a librarian.  The number is 727-815-7126.  pascolibraries.org