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Caterpillar Raising Workshop at WBU Chapel Hill

Saturday, September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT


Learn how to raise an Eastern Black Swallowtail caterpillar into a butterfly during this 45 minute workshop conducted by Lori M. Carlson of Backyard Butterflies and hosted by Wild Birds Unlimited in Chapel Hill.

The Fine Print You Really Need to Read Before Registering

Before registering please note that your caterpillar may require care for one to two weeks before becoming a chrysalis. There is a very good chance that your chrysalis will hibernate over the winter. Hibernation is from 6-9 months. You will be instructed how to care for your chrysalis during its hibernation. Your butterfly must be released within North Carolina. Please contact us if you have any questions.

How to Register

Step 1: Click on the purple REGISTER button. Fill out the form that will appear on the page. Click SUBMIT.

Step 2: Under Tickets enter 1*, then click on the BUY NOW button. You will then be redirected to PayPal to complete your transaction.

The $25 registration fee includes instruction for one adult and up to two children and includes one basic caterpillar kit consisting of one critter cage, 1-2 caterpillars, host plant, booklet, and free after workshop support. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children of all ages are welcome to attend.

All registration fees must be pre-paid using the link provided for tickets. Registration ends on September 13, 2019 at 11:30 PM.

*Additional basic kits may be purchased for $25, simply enter a value greater than 1; however, there is a limit of 15 basic kits per workshop.

No refunds. Workshop fee is transferrable to another session or person.




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Saturday, September 14, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Event Category:


Backyard Butterflies


Wild Birds Unlimited
1806 M.L.K. Jr Blvd
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
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