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A Good Plant for A Butterfly Garden and Monarch Butterflies

25 Mar 2019 3 minute read 1 comment AF3LMike

A good plant for a butterfly garden is called "Milkweed" This plant is a favorite for Monarch Butterflies which lay their eggs on the plant for them to hatch. About 4-5 yrs ago, in early spring, I noticed some Milkweed plants growing in my yard where...

Found A European Hornet (Vespa crabro L.) On A Hike

23 Mar 2019 3 minute read 3 comments AF3LMike

Through my lifetime of hiking, I have seen many hornets, yellowjackets, wasps etc... Oneday, I was hiking around Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Stevens, Pennsylvania which is a 6,000-acre Wildlife Management Area located in Lancaster and Le...