Daily Archives: March 21, 2016

Pollinators Paradise

There’s a story in today’s Record about the Tenafly Nature Center tearing down an old, ineffective fence and building a new one around its wildlife garden to prevent deer from eating the plants that attract pollinators from honeybees to monarch butterflies. Nature Center representatives want to enclose part of the garden in netting to let visitors observe the butterfly species as they progress through their life cycle, with visitors being able to enter the area with foam brushes soaked in a nectar-like liquid, and see the butterflies land on the brushes to feed. Read the article here.