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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

Creslane butterfly garden welcomes new Painted Ladies

 

May 24, 2018

Gini Davis - The Creswell Chronicle

Kindergartner Sarah Rivera waves to a Painted Lady butterfly perched on a flower as fellow kindergartners Nicole Jones (left) and Kendyl Mendonca look on, after Creslane kindergartners released the Painted Lady butterflies they'd raised from caterpillars into the school garden.

In an annual spring event at Creslane, kindergartners released fluttery new Painted Lady butterflies on May 16 that they'd grown and hatched from caterpillars. But this year, instead of releasing them into the tree line behind the school, the butterflies were released into the newly revitalized school garden.

"A butterfly garden (plants that attract butterflies) was planted as part of the garden, so we're hoping the butterflies will find their way there," said kindergarten teacher Cheryl Clancey.

In the school garden, prior to the release, teachers Chemen Clearwaters, Shawna Bradley, Debbie...



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