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Click the logo to
learn everything
about ladybugs!
Watch this video
clip closely to see
how this Black
caterpillar sheds
its skin to reveal
the chrysalis that
has been forming
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Our butterfly friends in Florida - Edith Smith and family. Buy your
live butterflies here (plants, eggs and caterpillars too).
A nice forum that answers all of your butterfly questions !
University of Kentucky Entomology Department.  An awesome site
with plenty of photos of our native butterflies.
A great site for kids and teachers with butterfly projects
Beautiful nature photography by Betty Hall.
Check out this butterfly gardening website and Ezine created by Tom Terrific.
Lots of very useful garden information, tips & tricks and beautiful videos!
Bill D's Florida Insect Page . . . nice photos and links
Where do butterflies come from?
Be sure to visit this educational butterfly site!
Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve in Alliance, Ohio
High School, Urban Farm, and Environmental Education Center in New Haven, Connecticut
Beautiful nature photos, books,
butterfly journal, dyed paper
and gifts
Loretta Lutman has written a wonderful children's book called
The Ugly Caterpillar" that follows the adventures of a Red-spotted
Purple butterfly through its life cycle stages. Lovely and educational.
Check it out.    
Beautiful nature photography by Jim Mundy

A wonderful place to spend an afternoon in Indiana
Click the logo to check out our friend Ellen
Reynold's website.  She is a wonderful
environmental educator with an herb farm
education center and a butterfly house
Your Outdoor Classroom
in the Blue Ridge
Environmental education classes
for students in Virginia

* * * Homeschooling Resources * * *
Karen Smith's new book !

Mary Clark Dalton
Visit her Amazon page at
Mary Clark Dalton books