Michelle Stowers, Nursery Ecologist from Agrecol Native Nursery, will discuss why native species are vital to the monarch butterfly. Stowers will also discuss how to rear your own caterpillars through metamorphosis. Complimentary milkweed seeds will be available. This program is presented in relation to the traveling exhibit, On the Trail of the Monarch Butterfly, at the Verona Public Library August 19 through September 29, 2019. The exhibit and this presentation are sponsored by the Verona Public Library Endowment.