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Butterfly "Big Sit"!

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July 6, 2019
Kankakee Sands Native Plant Nursery

1492 W 250 N
Morocco, IN

  • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Maybe you’ve heard of a “Big Sit” for birds where all you do is find a spot, sit, and watch the birds around you. Let’s have one for butterflies at Kankakee Sands! No hiking in the heat required. There will be a a tent for some shade and to watch the Regal Fritillaries and Monarchs float on by. Bring a cool drink and a snack to share with friends. Don’t forget your lawn chair and your butterfly field guide. Meet at the Kankakee Sands Native Plant Nursery. Contact Alyssa Nyberg (, 219-866-1706) or Marilyn Diller ( for more information.