Pollinator Garden

Offsets threats to the monarch butterfly migration.

Assures a diverse food source throughout the season.

Provides herbicide-free nectar for a variety of pollinators.

In 2014, in response to threats to the monarch butterfly migration and bee colony collapse, La Vista created a pollinator garden.  Volunteers weeded and seeded a 6,000 square foot area.  An Eagle Scout troop made four benches for the garden.  We continue to develop this garden each year.

Since pollinators are responsible for every third bite of food we eat, and because their disappearance creates a hole in the ecosystem, we consider this effort important in contributing to the integrity of creation.  

We understand that monarch butterflies are migrants as they travel from the North to Mexico and back yearly. We are happy to provide milkweed, necessary for their development. 

La Vista Ecological Learning Center

4300 Levis Lane

Godfrey, IL 62035

© 2006 − 2019

info@lavistaelc.org

618.466.5004

A Ministry of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate

The Bowl Before Work on The Garden