Find Nature Near You


By Laurel Kallenbach |

These tips can help you spy wildflowers, bees, and butterflies near you. (For more information and links based on these suggestions, visit “Petal Power“.)

For Floraphiles

  1. Find an arboretum or botanical garden in your state.
  1. Plant your own pollinator-friendly wildflower garden to attract birds, bees, and butterflies.

For Avian Aficionados

  1. Learn more about birds by taking online tutorials from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology or download its Merlin Bird ID app, a handheld field guide.

For Lepidopterists

  1. Learn more about butterflies:

This originally appeared as “Closer to Home” in “Petal Power” in the July/August 2017 issue of Experience Life.

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