CRANFORD, NJ - “Monarch Meadow in Cranford” Saturday May 7, 9am -Noon Plant wildflower seeds in Roosevelt Park to foster habitat for Monarch Butterflies What: A diverse wildflower habitat for Monarch (and other) butterflies, birds, bees, and other pollinators. Educational talk about Monarchs, including live Butterflies and Caterpillars Where: Theodore Roosevelt Park - Pacific Ave. and Orange Ave. in Cranford 07016. Park in asphalt lot across Orange Avenue or along Pacific Ave. Who: Volunteers ! Families welcome ! Co-sponsored by the Cranford Environmental Commission and the Theodore Roosevelt Park Committee. Contributors include Viridian Energy and local merchants When: Saturday May 7th @9am - Noon -Educational talk about Monarch Butterfly migration and habitat to include live butterflies and caterpillars -Volunteers plant seed, step on, cover with salt hay, water -Seed mix composed of diverse, native wildflower species (to serve as pollinator host plants, nectar sources, and protective habitat), including: Three varieties of milkweed favored by Monarchs (common, swamp, and butterfly weed), cardinal flower, lobelia, spicebush, sweet pepperbush, Indian blanket, joe-pye weed, purple coneflower, bee balm, asters. -Coffee, Juice, Bagels, Pastries provided Contact me with RSVP by Wednesday May 4, or questions Don Jones Cranford Environmental Commission cell 908.531.1039 donjones258@gmail.com