Meetings are every third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. and take place at the:

Maplewood Community Center

31735 Maplewood St.

Garden City, MI 48135

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Contact Us:
SEMBA
P.O. Box 851301
Westland, MI 48185

Email: sembabutterfly@yahoo.com

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Resources

Nurseries that carry butterfly nectar and host plants

Barson's Greenhouse

 

Wildtype Native Plant Nursery 

 

The Native Plant Nursery LLC (Ann Arbor Farmer's Market)

 

Hidden Savanna Nursery

 

Plant lists

 

Wildtype Nursery's Butterfly Plants list

 

Xerces Society's Great Lakes Plants

Native Landscape Designers:

Creating Sustainable Landscapes LLC

 

Natural Community Services

Wildtype Ecological Services

Websites to learn more: 

 

BugGuide.net - includes ID guides

 

Butterflies and Moths of North America - contribute your sightings

Discover Life - includes ID guides

 

Michigan Flora Online - Searchable plant database

 

Monarch Watch

 

North American Butterfly Association

 

The Native Plant Nursery's searchable plant database

 

The Xerces Society

 

Links shared by "Good Bug, Bad Bug" speaker, Kristine Hahn (June 2018): 

 

1) Attracting Beneficial Insects with Native Flowering Plants http://msue.anr.msu.edu/uploads/files/e2973.pdf

 

2) Bees of the Great Lakes Region and Wildflowers to Support Them http://shop.msu.edu/product_p/bulletin-e3282.htm

 

3) Michigan State University, Department of Entomology, Native Plants and Ecosystem Services:  https://www.canr.msu.edu/nativeplants/