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Salt Creek Butterfly Farm
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 By Appointment at Our Habitat
Our primary habitat is located at Plymouth Place Senior Living in LaGrange Park, IL.  We've planted for over twenty species of Native Illinois Butterflies, plus 4 species of Giant Silk Moths. Residents can check out an "Adopt a Caterpillar Kit" to raise butterflies in their own apartments, finally releasing them into the wild.

Our chrysalis container located in the building's foyer is stocked with monarch chrysalises.  As new butterflies appear in the container, we ask residents to put a good intention or wish out into the universe as they release the butterfly. 

You are welcome to join us for work days over the summer. Please call us for available dates and registration. (708) 601-1080.

Adopt a caterpillar kits and chrysalis cups are available to the public for sale. 
(708) 601-1080.  See SHOP page for details.
2018 Western Springs French Market

Find us at the Western Springs French Market -. Next to the Water Tower, on Hillgrove Avenue between Lawn and Grand.  

Host Plants, Nectar Plants, Caterpillar Raising Kits (Monarch and Eastern Black Swallowtail), Chrysalides, Nets, Magnifying Glasses, Dress-up Wings, Butterfly Artwork, Lori Harris' book, "Butterfly Birthday", Notecards, Educational Materials.

Sundays 9am - 1pm

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